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Ashes to Ashes

Looking forward to Ash Wednesday, tomorrow, the beginning of Lent in faith traditions that have the season in their liturgical calendar.

But no matter a person's faith tradition, Ash Wednesday is a reminder that eventually, we all end up ash-like — either buried in the ground or as ashes scattered on land, sea or mountain.

It's humbling. But in a good way.


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Writer Catherine Johnston of Olympia, Wash., addresses issues facing aging baby boomers and seniors as well as issues of serious illness, death and dying, grief and loss.

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