10 Natural Ways to Die in Yellowstone

For more details on deaths in America’s oldest national park, we recommend the fascinating book Death in Yellowstone, by Lee Whittlesey, subtitled “Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park.” As Whittlesey wisely states in his introduction, “Play safely, and think before you act.”

Other Great Reads

What do you say to a friend whose spouse has passed?

What do you say to a friend whose spouse has passed? What words of sympathy can you offer? Maybe you’ve been through a similar loss yourself, so “I know how you’re feeling” are the words that come to mind. Beware—those are the very words that might be the least helpful or comforting. Here’s the gist of a letter I recently sent to a friend, barely 50 years old, whose beloved husband died very suddenly.

Using Crowdfunding for Funerals and Memorials

Until you experience the death of someone close to you, it’s hard to understand just how expensive dying can be. According to most estimates, the average cost of a funeral today is somewhere between $7,000 and $10,000. That’s average cost. Depending on the burial options you choose, you may end up spending less, or much more.



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