My grandfather passed away this morning, at around 2:30am. He had been resting comfortably in the hospice since Sunday afternoon, and his suffering is at an end.

While this is not a surprise, it is still sad, and I am dreading this wake and funeral – which will be an exact duplicate of my grandmother’s 3 weeks ago. The only difference with this one is that my family is no longer pretending to be a family anymore – there have been so many ridiculous disagreements and misunderstandings since my grandmother’s passing, that this is likely the last time I’ll ever see any of my cousins, aunts, or uncles. At least I’m not sad about that.

I’ll be heading out of town for a few days, so please pardon my lack of posts until I return.