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Slightly Off Center: Banality Kills

Some of the things I’m most proud of are things I don’t or didn’t do. I’m not talking about the big stuff.  For instance, I have never started a nuclear war or run over a panda wit …

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Environmental Politics

Environews: October 2017

Environmental news from around the state and the West. Leaked Zinke memo snubs public input on Monuments Last month The Washington Post obtained a leaked memo from Interior Secreta …

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Yoga

Corpse Pose

A celebration of life.  In 35 years of practicing asana, only rarely have I heard Savasana, yoga’s final relaxation pose, called by its literal name: Corpse Pose. Whoever thought o …

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Live

Life After Death

A body is a terrible thing to waste; sign up for organ donation today. We’ve all turned our back for a split second on a child. For parents Alicia and DJ, that split second, one be …

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Live

Green Death

Two friends make a pact and see it through to the end. Six months before my best friend Steve ever knew he was sick we had watched a documentary about green burials. Fascinated tha …

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Memior

Death and Life

A tale of two sisters. On January 13, 2012 Josephine Valentine and Andromeda Jane were born at 33 weeks and five days old. Thirty-three weeks isn’t very premature these days in the …

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Community

Caring Connections

Healthcare professionals offer hope and comfort in grief program. Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. — Romans 12:15 Twenty years ago, Dr. Beth Cole and She …

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Spirituality & Mysticism

Banishing Fear with Fascination

The death-positive movement. What do you think about when you hear the word death? Not the hundred delicate euphemisms for it—kicking the bucket, passing away—but the word itself. …

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Connect, Think

The Conversation Project in Utah

Begin “the conversation” at the kitchen table-not in the intensive care unit When Bostonian Ellen Goodman began making end-of-life care decisions for her mother, she felt unprepare …

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Live

A Day Planner for Death

Get your death act together with Good to Go’s “Departure File.” Death. I think of it all the time. Okay, not all the time, but at least once or twice a day. Not in a freaked-out, “ …

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Arts, Community Profiles

October 2017 On the Cover: Brad Overton

This Virgin of Guadalupe Katrina Calavera is one of my favorites. And some Guadalupano friends have sent me their approval which I appreciate as a true blessing. The syncretism of …

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All Things Rumi

Rumi Poetry Club: October 3, 7pm (first Tuesday of each month) @ Anderson-Foothill Library (1135 S 2100 E). Rumi Festival: September 30, 2-4:30pm, Marmalade Library (280 W 500 N). …

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Community

Help determine the fate of SLC’s historic Warm Springs

Travel north on Beck St. from Salt Lake City and at the 840 North 300 West you will see the remains of Warm Springs Resort, a once-sprawling mid-1850s destination for those seeking …

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