Tag: eulogy

  • Remembering my mother — and a hard lesson I learned about giving

    Remembering my mother — and a hard lesson I learned about giving

    I cherish this damaged old photo because it shows something I remember my mother for — the love she had for me and the joy she took in giving. My mom had her faults, and I sometimes I had a hard time seeing past them to her love. Thirty years after this picture was taken, […]

  • In Memory…

    In Memory… Originally uploaded by Daniel Greene. …of all those who have died in service to the United States of America. I almost kept this post to just that first sentiment, “In memory of all those who have died in service to the United States of America.” But that would be too safe. And I […]

  • Remembering J.J.

    Remembering J.J. Originally uploaded by Daniel Greene. Andy lit candles and laid J.J.’s collar and leash on the table. I wrapped the collar and leash around the candle and took this photo to complete the artistic expression of our loss. J.J. suffered several seizures in early December but rallied after taking medications for a couple […]

  • Eulogy for Grandpa Greene

    My grandfather died last Sunday evening, and for me, this marked more than the end of one man’s life. It marked the end of Granny and Grandpa, the only couple I’ve ever known that loved each other so much and stayed together for so long, seemingly without ever fighting. Grandpa’s death also marked the passing […]

  • Eulogy for Granny Greene

    My grandmother, Helene Kupferman Greene, lived to the age of 88, and is survived by her husband, Ernest Charles Greene (my grandfather); her two sons, Ernest Charles Greene, Jr. (my uncle Chuck) and Andrew William Greene (my dad); her two grandsons, Daniel James Greene (me) and Benjamin Furman Greene (my cousin); her dog, Whiskey II, […]