Sunday, January 22, 2006

Goodbye Organic Style

While expecting my new issue of "Organic Style" this is what I received in it's place. The following letter was attached to the latest issue of "Experience Life" magazine:

Dear "Organic Style" Subscriber,

Rodale Publishing recently decided to cease publication of "Organic Style" magazine. The October 2005 issue was the final issue.

"Organic Style" made its debut in September 2001 and was the first magazine to focus on providing information about organic, balanced living in an authentic and contemporary way. We at "Experience Life" are also pleased to have been at the forefront of the balanced living movement and to witness the movement's shift into the mainstream.

In an effort to help fulfill "Organic Style's" commitment to its valued customers, we have arranged for you to receive "Experience Life" in place of the issues that remained in your former "Organic Style" subscription. Your first issue is enclosed. We hope you will enjoy this award-winning, healthy-way-of-life magazine.

(Skipping over part about if you are already an "Experience Life" subscriber.)

Thank you again for your loyal support of "Organic Style" and for your understanding and patience in this matter.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 1-800-749-3964 or email us at

Hervey Evans
Circulation Manager
"Experience Life" Magazine

The site was disabled December 1. 2005, but says that you can still find "Organic Style" articles at Organic

I don't know what happened but this is really disappointing. My subscription to "Organic Style" started in 2004. It was in the check-out stand of the grocery store. Spying that magazine was like a sign that I needed to get started (I had ownership of the domain since 2001). So I bought my first issue and subscribed immediately. It's been one of my all-time favorite periodicals but our relationship has been way too brief.

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