- Where to start?
- The Story of Us (my eulogy for Corey) as read at his service on Aug. 10, 2010
- Out of the Darkness (details surrounding Corey's d...
- Corey's Memorial Service - August 10, 2010
- Soli Deo Gloria & the 5 solas: What's that all abo...
- The Abi and Ali fund
- J.C. Hampton Memorial Ball Field project proposal
- Just the 2 of Us - pictures taken in November of 2009
I have moved the slideshow played at Corey's service to it's own post page above, titled "Corey's Memorial Service - August 10, 2010"
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Set in stone- It is finished!
I was thrilled to get an email first thing this morning telling me Corey's headstone had been placed at the cemetery. I've been eagerly waiting to see it finished. I've included some pics. I think I talked a little about the stone in a prior post. Basically, I decided to go with a more natural looking stone since I thought that was more reflective of Corey's style...he sure did love working with stone, having built several stone walls in our yard. He also really enjoyed moving rocks around the yard with his tractor ;) The stone has a water basin carved into the top of it. Some people have referred to this as a bird bath; however, I like to think of it as a reflecting pool...it sounds much nicer ;) and I think it will add a peaceful touch to his resting place. Yes, I might have to bring a toothbrush to clean off bird poop when I visit, but I'm okay with that ;) I am going to try to get some type of water plant perhaps to place in it when the weather is warmer. The top of the stone drops off and forms what I think makes a nice place to sit. I'm pleased with how the engraving turned out. I want to express a special thanks to Lisa, Karen, and Heidi from Seacoast Memorials who helped me through this process with much time and care. Lisa did a fabulous job on the engraving especially considering the rough and uneven surface she had to work with. They all worked hard to honor my request to have the stone placed before snowfall. Having it finished helps give me some closure and it makes me feel good to know Corey's grave will be marked in time for the winter's snow covering.