Grieving and celebrating the life of an extraordinarily passionate Packers fan is part of the season now for Nina Schmidt and her family.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg brought her inspirational "Option B" book tour to Milwaukee's Riverside Theater Monday night, and it proved to be a hour of powerful lessons.
"Come Back" is the work of local playwright Neal Haven, one getting its world premiere at In Tandem Theatre. It's a play about the grief of losing a loved one and tries to find humor in the situation.
"I'd like to have an animal, but I don't want to be sad when it dies." I hear this more often than you might imagine. When they talk to me, people often start sentences with, "I'd love to have an animal, but ..." I listen closely to what comes next. To save a lot of homeless animals' lives, we need to inspire a lot of people to have animals. Every time I hear, "I travel," "I'm allergic," "My cat wouldn't like it," and so on, it helps us plan better ways to find families who can make a place for a homeless animal.
The latest segment of Molly Snyder's "Midlife Isis" blog talks about parents, kids and death.