Portland Oregon based Immune Media has captured beautiful footage in this film and tells the remarkable story of death mid-wives Nancy Ward and Holly Pruett as they provide home-based funeral support to Oregon families. Death DIY from IMMUNE MEDIA on Vimeo.
In the fall trees proudly shed their leaves. Displaying nature’s grandeur as vibrant greens slowly fade to yellow, orange and red. The forest becomes enchanting while autumn days shorten and summer fades away. As human beings we can learn a thing or two from the trees. Just like the trees in the fall it […]
“But on these days of brightness, On the far-stretching beauteous lansdscape, the roads And lanes, the high-piled farm-wagons, and the fruits and barns, Should the dead intrude? Ah, the dead me mar not – they fit well in Nature; They fit very well in the landscape, under the trees and grass, And along […]
I recently went went home to Camden and visited the land where I grew up. I always go down by the creek and absorb nature as she reveals herself to me. The casket I made rests still on the creek bank. It is slowly being reclaimed by the earth. The moss continues to grow on […]
Over the Fourth of July weekend earlier this summer I harvested saplings and constructed a primitive casket. I wanted to take a moment and use photography to tell a story. I wanted to tell the story of natural or green burial. I wanted to portray how beautiful the process can be, not only for us […]
Westminster, South Carolina rests on the northwest edge of the state. The town was founded in the 1890’s as a water stop for the railroad and is also the home of the South Carolina Apple Festival. This sleepy little town of 2,422 folks was calling my name, but I wasn’t going for the apples. I […]
Life is mysteriously beautiful and unpredictable. When will we die? How will it happen, how will it feel, and what will the world do when we are gone? We can’t know the answers to these questions. However, we do have the ability to facilitate how we will be remembered and how we remember those who […]