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Sunday, March 8, 2009

When you want a Do-It-Yourself answer to funeral planning

CROSSINGS is a home funeral and green burial resource center fostering the integration of dying and after-death care back to the family. There are affordable and environmentally responsible alternatives to conventional funeral and burial care.

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Saturday, March 7, 2009

Two funerals, two days apart

A family faces the daunting task of arranging burials for two grandfathers within 17 days.

The Surprising Satisfactions of a Home Funeral
By Max Alexander, Smithsonian Magazine, March 2009

When his father and father-in-law died within days of each other, author Max Alexander learned much about the funeral industry.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Interview with Mark Harris, author of Grave Matters

Whatever Happened to ‘Dust to Dust’?

You Can Still Find It in Green Burial

By the time Nate Fisher was laid to rest in a woodland grave sans coffin in the final season of Six Feet Under, Americans all across the country were starting to look outside the box when death came calling. For more info.

Listen to the interview with Mark Harris on Fresh Air by host, Terry Gross.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Lakin's "do-it-yourself" funerals

Funeral Options

Funeral planning is less stressful and can cost less if planned ahead. Many people do not know they can plan a funeral or burial. More info