- A Fond Farewell: Funeral sex may be death's best antidote.
Explores, both in anecdote & commentary from experts, how some people seek solace after a funeral by having sex and starting new relationships.
- About PEG ("feeding") Tubes
Great overview on how they're placed, what they are, different methods, and personal experiences living with them.
Note: Scroll past the "possible problems" list to get to the article.
- Confessions of a scarlet widow - Amy Molloy, "Wife, Interrupted"
A woman confesses to shocking herself by being promiscuous after her husband's death, then tells of the too-short time they had together.
- No Longer Starving: The Words We Use
Adults/kids that use feeding tubes (and a few parents) on what they'd like people to know about feeding tubes and the folks that have them. Definite must-read for stereotype/stigma bashing!
- No Longer Starving: Tubie Talk
Information about the different classes of tubes & how they help, using pics of the tube-wearing stigma-bashing author's young friends to illustrate.
- The Vent Life
"Here's rich evidence that life doesn't end after mechanical ventilation from the people who know best -- readers who use vents. They put to rest the vexatious quality-of-life issue, and prove that a vent is just a machine, not an enemy."
- 1930s "Tests For Husbands and Wives" Flickr Set
Humorously outdated "test" booklet gives a glimpse into a then-ideal married life back in the 1930s.
- End-of-Life Care for Children With Terminal Illness
Article about what hospice is, the kinds of services it has to help kids & their family (including things you might not expect), when/where it's offered, and so forth.
- Stephen Wiltshire Drawing Rome (video)
Autistic Artist Stephen Wiltshire is taken above Rome in a helicopter, then draws it all in detail in 3 days.
- Zenni Optical
Inexpensive online prescription eyeglass store that was recommended by several people on a local discussion list; lets users upload a photo of your face so you can "try on" various styles.
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