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Thursday, October 14, 2010

The ebb and flow


This week has ended with the funeral of my dear friend's father. And although I didn't really know him, in the witnessing of mourning I too, am filled with sadness. It seems impossible to fill a blog with the details of our small Irish life in the face of woe. But out of respect, how am I to write of the final mass,? or the infamous Irish wake, lasting days, requiring so much energy from the immediate family to face a house continuously filled to the brim with visitors? An Irish funeral may be a community event... but it is not for tourists. I shall leave my blog for another day.

1 comment:

Ash said...

Thank you Emillie for such a lovely blog. xx

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