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Lenny and Me

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in funerals, Heart Sparks | 14 comments

  Today, February 18, would have been my older brother Lenny’s 57th birthday. He died in 1965 at the age of 7 from neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer. I think he would have been an architect, a really nice guy, and my biggest fan. To honor his life and our continued connection even after all this time, I’m sharing a piece I wrote about...

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Sex and Funerals–What’s the Difference?

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in death, decisions, funerals, gratitude, sex, spirituality | 9 comments

I wrote this in 2010, shortly after my mom passed away. Today, on the two year anniversary of her death, the message is just as important.   It’s been an emotional couple of weeks since my mom passed on June 27. My family flew to Philadelphia for the funeral and my father asked me to handle all of the arrangements. While it was a daunting job to...

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