There are numerous beliefs about what happens to us after we die. One thing however is certain. Our digital footprint is forever. So how do we prepare for our digital afterlife? There are a number of things we can do, but today I want to focus on an easy way to pass control of your digital legacy to your heirs. Continue reading “Passing On Your Digital Legacy”
Do you ever wonder if our loved ones who’ve died hear us when we talk to them? Do they answer us? As a child I hoped they did, but never knew for sure. Now as a person in the autumn of life I have concluded the dead always listen. And sometimes answer us. The evidence may not stand up to the scientific method of proof, but sometimes anecdotal evidence is just as valid.
I love going for walks in cemeteries. And have all my life. For some that makes me creepy. To sister and brother taphophiles, a walk through a cemetery is as normal as a walk around the neighborhood. The residents of this graveyard community have stories to tell. And mysteries to share – the mystery that surrounds the dash between their birth year and their death year. Who were they in life? What were their hopes and dreams? What adventures did they have? What tragic circumstances surrounded those that died prematurely? Sometimes those puzzles are resolved by considering the tombstones that share a last name and death date. A mother who died in childbirth? Possibly – especially during the early centuries of our country. The epidemics that swept through communities besieged by poor water supplies and lack of nutritious food? Some ambiguities will never be unraveled.