Our View of Death is Deeply Disconnected

The funeral industry reveals our values, our fears, and our blindness.

Photo by panyawat auitpol on Unsplash

As a freelancer, I spend much of my time working at home, but there are times when I go to my clients. A few weeks ago I was working on location at a local funeral home.

It certainly wasn’t the best ambiance. The office I worked in was right next to the embalming room, so the scent of formaldehyde…



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Odessa Denby

Odessa Denby


Professional writer and editor, former expat. Conscientious lifestyle and relationships, mental health, and the arts. Instagram: des_the_crafty_fox