Living and Dying: A Dancing Rabbit Update

Living and Dying: A Dancing Rabbit Update

Hi friends. Alline here, with news from Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage. This past weekend Dancing Rabbit hosted 20 people in an intensive seminar we call an Ecovillage Weekend Experience. Along with the usual sessions on the things we feel are of interest to our guests — communication, decision-making, self-care, natural building, and alternative energy — I asked to give a presentation on home funerals and natural burial. While it might not be considered a happy, upbeat topic, I found that something quite profound happens when we are given the opportunity to care for those we loved, to bury them in a…read more >

Center of the Compass: A Dancing Rabbit Update

Hi friends, This is Alline, with my last column for a while. I anticipate being busy working on the details of taking the Milkweed Mercantile from a sole proprietorship to a worker-owned cooperative. It is very exciting, and I'm really looking forward to seeing what happens! Another week at Dancing Rabbit has flown by. Snippets that shine most brightly are: the hilarious puppet show that Mica and Thomas put on at the Mercantile in honor of Mae & Ben's new baby (note: as of the time of this writing – Monday, 2/15 – the baby has not yet been born),…read more >