Magic, Mystery, and Miracles

September 3, 2012

In Memoriam: Hugo Guidi

On Thursday, August 30th, one week after dad’s passing, we held dad’s memorial service at St. Matthews Church in Lake Worth, Florida. We endured a long week of preparations and coordination:  visits to the funeral home to order prayer cards and flowers;  scheduling two priests, two interpreters, the singer, and […]
August 29, 2012

R.I.P. Hugo Guidi: April 20, 1931 – August 23, 2012

My dear sweet father passed away peacefully last Thursday, August 23rd, after a short illness with cancer. He was 81. I have been in Florida since July 23rd and have been blessed to been able to be with him during his last weeks of life. My sister, mom, and I […]
June 3, 2012

Carmella & Hugo: Happy 50 Years Together!

My last post didn’t quite do justice to the amazing feat of my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary.   Holy moly.  Fifty years of life together has seen many ups and downs, many joys and sorrows, many fun times and not so fun times.  My parents have had a very full life […]
October 27, 2011

Death, Sex, & Taxes

Okay, so this post has nothing to do with sex and taxes, but it caught your eye, didn’t it? And if you’ve clicked through to this page, it might do you some good to read it all the way through despite it dealing with the subject of death. The prospect […]