I learned a new word today


Definition:  The gathering that occurs after a burial ceremony has taken place. Al & I spent the morning calling funeral homes about cremation fees and such. Then we made our phone rounds to a few restaurants where we could have the REPASS after Dad's memorial service.  

While memorial services provide formal rites of death, a REPASS "demonstrates the continuity of life even in the face of death."  

New word for me.  Repass.

[On another note, we've been unable to keep up with working out regularly for a while now what with all that's been going on with Dad.  So I try to catch yoga on FIT TV when I can.  And the 30-minute yoga sessions have forced me to take a moment to sit still & breathe.  Namaste.]