Rosalia Lombardo

By Melissa Johnson Williams It was my great pleasure to work on the National Geographic program Italy's Mystery Mummies. I had the opportunity to work two distinguished anthropologist, one of whom was a living legend at the time. Dario Piombino-Mascali known for his work with the Sicilian mummies made it possible for me to complete … Continue reading Rosalia Lombardo

Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muerto, the Day of the Dead, is a formal holiday celebrated throughout regions of Mexico where it originated from October 31 - November 2 (All Saints and All Souls Day), each year.  The funeral related industries throughout the world have started dropping the word "celebrate or celebration of life" to replace the … Continue reading Dia De Los Muertos

What It’s Like To Work As A Funeral Director

A few months ago, I was invited to be among the bloggers at sixtyandme. The site, begun by the extraordinary Margaret Manning, has grown by leaps and bounds, now reaching 500,000 readers. The bloggers on the site share their professional expertise gleaned from long careers in their respective fields. I will be blogging on all things … Continue reading What It’s Like To Work As A Funeral Director