Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween: Death Makes a Holiday

Americans have a strange relationship with death. We love our death wrapped up and packaged for us in the guise of “entertainment.” We dedicate hours of our lives to killing others and subsequently dying ourselves in video games. Our film … Continue reading

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Funerals for Food: Burial of the Sardine

In Spain, a curious festival, Entierro de la Sardina (Burial of the Sardine), marks the end of Lent. It has been speculated that the festival originated during the time of Carlos III, when a batch of rotten sardines arrived in … Continue reading

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Teamotions

Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to discover a truly special company, during a time of grief. Teamotions not only provided support though their incredible teas (which really work!), but through interactions with co-founder Rachel Crawford, who was kind enough to … Continue reading

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