An Irish ash scattering for mom...
Just over 10 years ago, we talked with a gentleman who wished to return his mother to Ireland, to locations where they had traveled together and created cherished memories. When he spoke of Ireland and the places they had seen; driving the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, kissing the Blarney Stone and all the variations of the color green throughout the countryside, as he spoke we could picture it all. We were still a fledgling company and our ash scatterings had been don
Scattering....a love story!
Ash Scattering, the ultimate final act of love. One can rightly guess that this must be the very definition of love; to carry out the final wishes of someone dear to them. Love between siblings, parents, partners and children or love between the dearest life long friends. Often times the vision of scattering is a final ceremony and ashes placed in "the" perfect location that captures the essence of who that person was, or at least that is what it used to be... Ash scatter
Scatter me to the winds...
Ash scattering conjures many varied images, from families gathered in a park to scattering gardens at local cemetery to the edge of cliffs where winds whip at all directions. How ash scattering takes place is as conservative or outrageous as the individual being scattered and so are the options for how to complete the ash scattering. There are ash scatterings at sea; ash scatterings by air such as by plane, weather balloon, or rocket to the topmost level of our atmosphere
Talking about end of life matters!
Talking about end of life matters. Most people don't like to talk about the end of their life, it can be sobering, depressing and maybe a little scary. However, discussing final arrangements and talking about wishes for a final resting place are as important as setting up someone to make healthcare or financial decisions, Advance Directives, in case something happens where you can't make the decisions for yourself. Do you want burial or cremation? Do you want an obituary? Do