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FogCon 2019

Next weekend is my first convention of the year!  I’m looking forward to going back to FogCon in Walnut Creek, California. Friday afternoon at 3 pm, I’ll be joining Vylar Kaftan, Tina LeCount Myers, and Tyler Hayes to talk about … Continue reading

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Death: An Oral History

Death: An Oral History by Casey Jarman My rating: 4 of 5 stars The spectrum of people who are interviewed in this book is impressive. They range from someone who’s researching composting humans to a former death row warden who … Continue reading

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Memento Mori evening

Next Tuesday, April 17, I’ll be participating in the citywide Reimagine End of Life festival across San Francisco from April 16-22. The evening I’m part of is called Memento Mori. Memento Mori is an ancient Roman phrase meaning “Remember Your … Continue reading

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My Memorial Tattoo

My brother died suddenly at the age of 36. Today would have been his 52nd birthday. When he died, I felt as if I’d lost an arm. Allen and I hadn’t been close as kids, but as two kids growing … Continue reading

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Goldy in Memoriam

When my daughter was almost 5, we bought her a starter pet: a pair of goldfish.  She named them, so of course the plain orange one was Goldy.  The white one with orange and black blotches was Poppy (I had … Continue reading

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