April 10, 2020

"My father was a prolific gardener," Meg told me. 

"Yes," I reply "let's start there."

Incorporating garden greens is one of my favorite way to honor the life of gardeners.

As a fellow horticulture geek, I appreciate the spirit. As a florist, I love working with gard...

October 1, 2019

"Phyllis 'got on the bus' in 1981 when she attend her first Grateful Dead concert. Her love for music and dance is legendary amongst all who knew her." 

Goodnight Violet started with Phyllis's favorite flower: the sunflower and found inspiration in Grateful Dead ly...

August 12, 2019

Booster, Wimbley, Kona, Olive and Scratch. 

Pets are soulmates, family members and best friends. The bond between person and pet is loving and pure and unique. When we have to say goodbye, the grief we experience is deeply legitimate. As author Glennon Do...

August 2, 2019

The July 28th Headliner of the Sunday Denver Post read:

"Shifting customs breathe new life into the business of death."

This article yet again explores the changing face of the memorial industry.  Memorials now concentrate less on "a traditional funeral gathering with gu...

July 6, 2019

Lauren Guthrie, March 16, 2001-June 6, 2019

Lauren Guthrie had recently graduated from Cherry Creek High School as a Principal’s Top Ten Scholar. She was also a member of the Cherry Creek climbing team, finishing as 11th best climber in the state. 

Friends describe...

May 6, 2019

Some final moments are foreseen and even pre-planned. For floral lovers, Goodnight Violet introduces Goodnight Blooms: a unique service providing an exquisite sensory experience for life's final moments.  

Goodnight Blooms aims to inspire w...

April 10, 2019

Very few stems convey the beauty and fragility of life like the phalaenopsis orchid. The minimalist form, the broad arc of the stem and the most delicate and elegant of blooms make this flower the zenith of refinement. 

Recently, science and artistry...

April 6, 2019

Even the earliest records of modern humanity illustrate the connection of human mortality to nature.

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When scientists in Luxor, Egypt opened a sarcophagus in the summer of 2016, they anticipated uncovering bits of pottery, jewelry, and other burial relics nati...

March 29, 2019

Richard Kelly, August 26, 1945 - August 10, 2018

Father, Scholar, Teacher. 

Richard Kelly's brilliant mathematical mind was matched only by his adoration of beauty in all forms: nature, literature and art.  Richard's daughter Meg recalled his love of his carefully t...

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