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KOWS Radio Interview
West Sonoma County Radio
From The Ashes A New Vision
October 28, 2017

Just a few weeks ago, in the early hours of October 9th, some of us started looking around our homes and stepping outside because we were smelling smoke. We were met with ashes raining down in  50 – 60 mph winds.  In other parts of our beloved Sonoma and Napa Counties some of us  were being awakened by frantic knocks on the door and bullhorns screaming “Evacute now.”  As doors were opened, raging 20-30 foot flames were bearing down on them, their homes, businesses and communities....
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KRCB Radio Interview
North Bay Public Media
Death Be Not Proud:
Let's talk about it at Death Cafe
January 15, 2018

Death Cafes are informal gatherings in public places where people meet to share their ideas -- and fears --about death and dying. Since the idea debuted in London 17 years ago, they have spread worldwide, and now number in the thousands.
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Press Democrat
The Growing Importance of Death Cafes '
January 14, 2018

Putting the words “death” and “café” together may seem unusual. In the United States, many of us ignore our own pending, inevitable mortality. Many Americans do not accept that they will surely die, much less talk openly about it with others, especially strangers. On the other hand, going to one’s favorite café is something that many enjoy. Being in a café setting talking about death may not seem inviting, yet it can be invigorating.