Death & dying

Answer me this #19

June 26, 2010

What, do you think, makes for a good death?

“Let’s see what you’re made of.”

April 6, 2010

The exhibit starts in a bright red antechamber. In the background is a faint throbbing noise, an incessant heartbeat. I see two dozen large red barrels bathed in red light, which represent the amount of blood my heart is going to pump today — 1800 gallons at a pace of about 3 ounces per beat. […]

Answer me this

August 29, 2009

What do you think happens after a person dies? (I’m not asking for any particular reason. It’s just that I find myself wondering about stuff while driving or showering, and my next thought is: what do my friends think about this? So I’m asking.) .

Perfect Moment Monday: I am not

July 27, 2009

Perfect Moment Monday is about noticing a perfect moment rather than about creating one. Perfect moments can be momentous or ordinary or somewhere in between. We gather here once a week to engage in mindfulness about something that is right with our world. Everyone is welcome to join. Details on how to participate are at […]