Common Sense Tells Us We Can Not Truly Live Until We Are Prepared To Die I'm writing about dying while living. (PS. We miss you Randy) Journaling, a diary, or whatever you call it, is a profound way to discover who you are, what you stand for, and what you want to do before you die. Common sense tells us this. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.