I am inspired by the ever-growing network of Maine's death-conscious citizens. Whether it's downsizing and getting one's affairs in order, handling our own dead, Death Cafe discussions on every mortality topic under the sun, funeral consumer advocacy, or enthusiastic activism in politics, Maine's mortality-friendly grass roots are spreading faster than dandelions or Creeping Charlie.
Dying in DC? Don't get your hopes up just yet.Many are not aware that the citizens of Washington DC do not enjoy the same representation in local and federal government that the 50 states enjoy. Because of that, these guys (who are not affected by the law and who do not have a relationship to...