> There is something really unforgettable and chilling about "Amazing
> Grace" played on the pipes for a going away. We almost lost another one
> close to the family a couple of weeks ago - a fireman. Sometimes it's
> good *not* to hear pipes played.
> Bruce L. Jones
> The Mojave Desert - The Geographic Center of Nowhere
I agree. When my dad passed away, we decided to have a piper play
"Amazing Grace" at the end of the service. We also had an Irish
harper perform several pieces, and had the piper play a jig about
halfway through the service. It was one of the more memorable
services I've attended..
"And by all rights, I could nail your head to the table, set you on fire,
and feed your carcass to the Pak'ma'ra. But ours is an imperfect world"
--Captain John Sheridan, Babylon 5, "Epiphanies" (#407, 2/10/97)