Death of a Parent, Friend, Parent loss, Questioning Faith, Uncategorized, Your Stories

Writer Penny Slusher on Somber-Free Rites

writer Penny Slusher

Buying presents for the dead and gifting them; knowing your “mama dance” and texting as the deceased: this and more when memory artist, Nancy Gershman talks with writer and actress Penny Slusher about somber-free rites. […]

Anniversaries, Birthdays, Holidays, Death of a Spouse, The Grief Process, Your Grief

A Widow Remembers the First Year of Holidays

Yes, they’re coming! We can’t hide, it’s inevitable. The holidays are here! Although my young children were grieving in their own ways, they looked forward to Christmas, presents, decorations, and celebrations. My oldest […]

Bereavement, Death of a Parent, Helping Others, Uncategorized, Your Loss, Your Stories

Playwright Ann Randolph on Writing about Grief

playwright Ann Randolph

How is a performance and a post-show creative writing workshop sparking a national discourse on grief? This and more when memory artist Nancy Gershman sits down with playwright and comedian, Ann Randolph to […]

Death of a Sibling, Friend, Homicide, Sibling loss, Suicide, The Grief Process, Traumatic Deaths

Sister Unloads Grief Years After Brother’s Suicide

I was a sweet, blue-eyed seven-year-old girl watching The Parent Trap while my big brother was babysitting. He got me a cup of water after asking if there was anything […]