Here’s the last in the series of Pickles cartoons focusing on a grandson-grandfather conversation about when grandpa might die.
Earl says to his wife Opal, “It seems like Nelson’s been thinking a lot about death lately.”
“Well, it’s natural for children his age to be curious about that,” she replies.
“Yesterday he asked if he could take a photo to remember me by after I’m gone,” Earl says. “I told him there was no need, because you’re going to have me stuffed and mounted in my easy chair.”
Of all the audiences I’ve spoken to, just about everyone says they’re choosing cremation, burial or donating his or her body to science. I have yet to hear anyone say they’re choosing taxidermy – although some people do choose that for their pets. Anyone have an opinion on that?