Sunday, August 29, 2010

Eleven Years Ago Today

It was eleven years ago, on this day, on this date, and at the time of this posting, that my mother succumbed to cancer after a four year battle.

One of the few wishes she made before passing was that at her funeral, we made sure that her favorite hymn, "Amazing Grace," was played. Her favorite version of this hymn was done by the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. But the funeral director said that they didn't have it, but would play it if we found the CD. It took a couple hours of panicked shopping, but we found the CD and had it played at her service:

I wrote about my mom a couple of years ago. And yes, Ma, I still remember.

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