Should there be a mourning period for your social networking profiles? If so, what's the grace period? Should you take the time to change the status on your loved one's profile to deceased?
Few other writers have transcended the notion of distinct nationalities that is common among many Gulf writers today. As time passes, there will be more and more people like me who have been impacted by Ghazi's writings.
I feel extremely fortunate to have received teachings from Akhyuk Rinpoche, as he was truly one of Tibet's last great yogis who was formally trained and practiced in Tibet before the Chinese occupation in the 1950s.
After Sherwood Schwartz, the man who created and produced Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch, died on Tuesday, fans flocked to the internet to express their appreciations for the fallen TV icon.
I received a call from a woman who had a tragic event in her life, which completely changed her income status overnight. Her husband passed away unex...
Laura Ziskin never gave up. She always knew there was still so much good work left to do. For me, that positive, action-oriented spirit is Laura's most inspiring and enduring legacy. For our own journeys we should all ask ourselves, "What would Laura do?"
Although I'm only 22-years-old, I've been blessed with an opportunity to meet some of the truly great figures of the 21st century; but none of them compare to Mary Galvani.
Hermann Bachofner brought to America his native Swiss love of precision that translated well to the path he chose.
Words can't express how horrific it is to have a friend or daughter die at the age of 17. In the case of Emily Longley, who passed away on Saturday, I...
In 2007, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Omar Ahmad had decided to take a stab at politics after working at a string of successful high-tech startups and ...
Emily Longley, the New Zealand teenager who posted a status update on Facebook concerned about a stalker on May 4, 2011 was found dead 3 days later on...
In January, 2010, Phoebe Snow suffered a stroke and never recovered. There were to be no more messages, urgent or otherwise, on my answering machine to return. But since I still use that device, I realized I could create my own little memorial to her
Jonathan Rowe was, by inclination, an unobtrusive man. He moved through this world quietly, and he left quietly. He did not promote himself. He was not comfortable seeking recognition. He concentrated instead on substance.
Another of the great blues musicians from the Mississippi delta has died. I got to know the Muddy Waters Band 35 years ago and for a couple of years, I went on the road off and on with the band.
When my father passed away unexpectedly, it fell to my sister and me to write his obituary. How do you sum up a lifetime of accomplishments? What's important, and what is not?
My mother was born 87 years ago, in the Bronx and was raised in Brooklyn, a borough she denied ever having stepped foot in. She presented herself to the world, as if she were to the manor born.