Cassie Damewood
Contributing Writer

Cassie is very content living 20 minutes from San Francisco, where she's had the same apartment for over 30 years. She is constantly trying to develop conversational skills that don't make people leave the room to keep from slapping her. She's most annoyed by the rampant use of mixed metaphors, mispronounced words, and that the dictionary keeps being edited to accommodate ignorance. Besides writing, she's zealous about cooking, watching television and betting on NFL football.

Posts by Cassie Damewood
Munching and Mourning: The Best Funeral Food

Make sure they have lots of protein and carbs for instant and long-term energy and no choking hazards like nuts or bones.

How to Die With Dignity: A Practical Guide

Dying with dignity is one thing; unnecessarily hurting those left behind is another.

Insane Funeral Options We Can All Look Forward To

Although many cultures celebrate death with the same joy and elation as birth, Americans traditionally turn the event into a group crying jag.