Ceremony at Sea

Nine of us set out on a small rented sailboat from Santa Barbara harbor yesterday. We prayed together, then scattered James' ashes at sea, along with white roses and multi-colored petals. Val's sister joined us from Australia, as well as my sister, friend and skipper Justin, his wife Rachel, cousin Betsy, and my parents. It was a beautiful day, and an important completion in another chapter of our life.

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