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New Ideas! Lasting Letters

by Mark Noonan
1 Everyone has a letter in them. Sometimes you just need a little help writing it. “I am a letter midwife,” says Frish Brandt, President & Partner at the Fraenkel…
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New Ideas! Death Over Dinner

by Mark Noonan
0 It all started with a University of Washington graduate course called Let’s Have Dinner and Talk About Death, taught by Michael Hebb and Scott Macklin. On August 24, 2013…
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New Options: Fireworks!

by Mark Noonan
0 Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson designed a 153 foot cannon shaped like a double thumbed fist clutching a peyote button rising from the hilt of a dagger that launched…
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Pre & Post-Covid Bucket List

by Mark Noonan
0 The Pre-Covid Bucket List: Skydive into the Cave of Swallows. Order everything on the menu and pay with a pouch of pearls. Moonwalk firewalk. Ski down Mt. Everest in…
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New Ideas! Legacybox

by Mark Noonan
0 Simply the best way to preserve your past. Receive Legacybox with pre-paid shipping label. Fill it up with VHS tapes, film, photos, audio recordings. Legacybox digitizes all of your…
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New Options! Nature Preserves

by Mark Noonan
0 Traditionally, burial happens in a cemetery. With headstones. Caskets. Mowed grass. But times have changed. Environmentally sustainable burial options are now available. Nowadays you can choose an alternative: Nature…
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New Ideas! StoryWorth

by Mark Noonan
0 Each week for 1 year, a question is emailed to you to answer. After the year: all your answers are compiled and a physical memory book created that is…
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The Memory Picture. The What?

by Mark Noonan
0 The whole reason for embalming a body is to create the…Memory Picture. The What? When someone at an open casket viewing says, “She looks great,” they’re talking about the…
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Post-Life Profiles: “Mobituaries”

by Mark Noonan
0 Mo knows obituaries. CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca created Mobituaries, an irreverent but deeply researched appreciation of the people (and things) of the past who have…
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New Options! Mushroom Burial Suit

by Mark Noonan
0 Mushrooms. Magic Mushrooms. Mushroom Burial Suit. Some would say it’s a natural progression. Created by M.I.T. research fellow Jae Rhim Lee, the Infinity Burial Suit is a handcrafted biodegradable…
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How To Have “The Talk”

by Mark Noonan
0 Not the birds and the bees. That’s on our sister site, the Puberty Project. There are two areas, both unavoidable, which nobody likes to talk about: Death & Taxes.…
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You’re Worth A Lot Of $$$!

by Mark Noonan
0 Your body is not only a wonderland, it’s a life-giving bank capable of helping a lot of people. Body Breakdown Kidney: $200,000 Liver: $150,000 Heart: $120,000 Eyeball: $24,000 Bone…
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New Ideas! Recompose

by Mark Noonan
0 Become Soil When You Die Recompose, the first human-composting funeral home is now open for business in Seattle, Washington. The first bodies were “laid in” on Dec. 20, 2020,…
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Nobody Knows Anything About Anything

by Mark Noonan
1 Farewell Project’s Beginner’s Guide to Goodbye 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FUNERALS You’re Not Alone Funeral Industry Isn’t Changing, But People Are Don’t Pre-Pay. Do Pre-Talk. Do…
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New Options! Become a Tree

by Mark Noonan
0 Remember in kindergarten when you played Tree #3 in that epic production of The Giving Tree directed by Mrs. Donahue? You’ve wanted to be a tree from early on.…
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OK Boomer, We Love You

by Mark Noonan
0 You’re nearer The End than the Beginning. That’s just a fact. At the Farewell Project, the way we see it, You’ve got 2 Choices: Plan nothing, spend all your…
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Gen X (Middle Age Sucks)

by Mark Noonan
0 Wow, that happened fast.I feel like it was ten minutes ago that I was eating a burrito hungover while drinking a beer.Now I’ve got a wife, real job, a…
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Create Your Simple Plan

by Mark Noonan
1 What is a Simple Plan?  OUR SIGNATURE PRODUCTIt’s Free Like picking off a menu, you Choose What You Want and we keep that information safe for you and allow…
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This Is Your End

by Mark Noonan
6 You don’t remember your beginning very well, but you will most likely be present & alert for your end. Nobody teaches you about The End. You learn to eat,…
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