New All-Green Cemeteries in Maryland

A few conventional cemeteries in Maryland have green burial sections that eschew embalming, fancy caskets, and concrete vaults. But, until very recently, Maryland did not have an all-green or natural cemetery devoted solely to conservation and green burials. The first such burial ground is Serenity Ridge, a 177 acre plot of land in Windsor Mill …

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Getting Mom Ready For Her Final Journey

We knew our mother was nearing the end, but the three months life expectancy from her terminal cancer diagnosis telescoped down to six weeks.  Mom was braveā€”and proud.  She declined treatment, choosing to be at home under hospice care.  When the end came, four of her five children were at her side. I was surprised …

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