Appreciating the dark side of life since 1975.

Tag: grief

Our Cat Died (And It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye)

Our Cat Died (And It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye)

Eleanor died today. It was the day I had been dreading for two months, but, for her sake, had been eager for since yesterday. I don’t like cats. I mean, they’re fine. They’ve always just been THERE. You know, crawling all over your lap when […]

Brightside Biography: I’m a Funeral Director

Brightside Biography: I’m a Funeral Director

Funerals are not fun. That’s obvious, right? What may not be obvious, though, is all of the work that goes into taking care of your sweet grandpa after he’s passed. Not only the work of taking care of sweet grandpa, but really, the work (and […]

Three Memoirs To Read Right Now

Three Memoirs To Read Right Now

I’m not sure what my problem was, but between the months of January and June I only read one book. ONE BOOK. This is a problem, people. I have always considered myself to be a master of flying through books and I may have even […]