August 30, 2018

I told my kids these same things. But I don’t rhyme, and I’m not gorgeously illustrated. Read more

August 10, 2018

One tombstone recorded more heartache than any other. Read more

June 19, 2018

In the midst of the scene, Pratchett casually tosses off a gem insight about death. Read more

June 11, 2018

When I learned this meaning of nirvana, I stopped seeing Buddhism as some kind of “Asian Fusion Christianity.” Read more

May 3, 2018

At 42 I was still on the inhale side of my life, still building. Now I’ve crossed over into that shrinking space — the long exhale. Read more

April 4, 2018

“When you die, you don’t die like a dog. You will go on forever!” she said. But after seeing both people and dogs die, I’ve made my choice. Read more

March 26, 2018

The goal is not to make our kids ‘okay with death.’ Not even heaven does that. But we can help them engage this profound fact in a healthy way. Read more

March 12, 2018

As is often the case with comedians who die slowly enough, Tom Davis was funny about it. Read more

February 21, 2018

Evgenia Medvedeva’s world-record routine had an unusual theme — and some commentators just couldn’t handle it. Read more

February 16, 2018

A wave of humiliation washed over me. They’d been on their way out to find the dead American. Read more

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