Amanda DiLeone Carson: Funeral Director/Embalmer

 The Final Caretaker….Funeral Director/Embalmer People who know me—or my writing—know I often focus on caretakers…the everyday heroes among us. The following is a young woman I first met when I was teaching. I liken her to Charon, the mythical guide in Greek mythology who ferried the dead across the River Styx to the Underworld, for […]

“When the Caretaker Crashes”

“When the Caretaker Crashes”                   “So during this time, I couldn’t eat…I couldn’t drive… I lost 30 lbs. I could do nothing but lie in bed….”  Why are we humans so predictable? We never put things in place we’re pretty assured we might need—until after the fact? […]