Two Funerals

I’ve been to two funerals in the past two weeks. The differences couldn’t be much more striking. One was a celebration of a life well-lived and a desire to ‘go home’ finally fulfilled. The other was a sadder affair; the grieving of a life which never really began. Death is never an easy thing to […]

Tribute to My Mom

My mom died a week ago today in the early morning hours. Her funeral was this past Thursday. We were each offered the opportunity to say a few words; most of us opted to submit something in writing. I briefly entertained the idea of reading this myself, but after I couldn’t make it through the […]