Category: Grandmother

A Eulogy in Four Vignettes

We celebrated the life of my maternal grandmother, Florence Mrizek, this past Saturday. She had passed away in January at the age of 92, following a long series of illnesses which she stubbornly fought off. Her daughter Kathleen Gregg, (whom we all call Leonard), wrote this wonderful poem about her mother, and read it at... Read more »

My Abuelita

My beautiful Abuelita. We will miss you and love you forever.
When I look back at my many childhood memories, I realize that my Abuelita (Spanish for “Grandmother”), Alaida Rodriguez, was there for all the important moments of my life. She was there during my Kindergarten graduation, my first trip to Disney World and all my birthday parties. She went to my high school graduation and even... Read more »