Monthly Archives: January 2016

German Forester, on the social life of trees

Whenever I’m on one of my walks in the forest with puppy Shadow, I usually stop in front of one tree, approach it with reverence, and put my arms around it, face pressing into bark. Instantly I am transported, not … Continue reading

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Carrol Krause, who gifted us with her conscious dying process, has died.

Carrol Krause’s article on reading the ingredients of Ensure went almost as viral as the How We Die article, and ignited a commentary thread that felt decidedly more polarizing than the comment thread on How We Die which was, in … Continue reading

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Green Funerals Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose — Our Bodies!

Some people intend to turn the discarded human body into a tree. Others, concerned by the toxins our bodies carry, prefer feeding the body to mushrooms. Either way, our bodies can be food for this planet rather than festering toxic … Continue reading

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Disclosure Time?

Disclosure (of ET/UFO) does seem to be ramping up, just as the X-files returns to (pretend? to) spill the beans. As usual, the line between fiction and fact grows confused, indeed smears, and meanwhile that “fact” provides “plausible deniability.” Remember … Continue reading

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How We Die radiance winds down as life ramps up

How We Die continues to dissipate, having garnered nearly 300 more followers to the blog, and a continuing flood of commentary. At this writing, 11:32 A.M., nearly 800 comments altogether, including those to the post on Ensure. Here’s one from … Continue reading

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John Cowan: We are born, and we die, in Pure Love

I received an email yesterday from my brother-in-law John Cowan, the widower of my dear sister Mary, who finally let go of this life on September 29, 2015, after suffering from some form of cancer for most of 40 years. … Continue reading

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HOW WE DIE and What does Ensure have to do with it?

Note: Ever since January 22, the 4th anniversary of this exopermaculture, I have been tracking the viral nature of one post that shot up on that very day. Now, seven days later,that post seems to be finally winding down — … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama: On the war inside us

Notice how many shares this post has generated on facebook since November. Are we learning?

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Bernie’s America

Back in the late ’60s, our rhythmic, pounding, ringing music aroused us to “sex, drugs, rock ‘n roll” — and social and political activism. The entire world was aflame with idealism, the revolution was at hand, and we were the … Continue reading

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Notes: On the continuing radiance from HOW WE DIE

I talked with my son Colin this morning about what’s happening with this blog. I started to tell him the story of how one post went viral — how for the last few months I had projected January 22, the … Continue reading

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