Tuesday, November 03, 2009

A Great Man named Sam

November 3, 2009

Photo taken last November 1st

This is my Grandfather "Sam's" Grave. It is adorned with beautiful fresh grapes and apples(Which is unusual than common flower arrangements). He died when I was still 11 years old. Though, all I can remember are good things and memories whenever I think of him. He was truly a very good grandfather for me and also to my cousins as well. He went to the Philippines from his Native China when he was still a teenager. He met my Grandmother and they had 7 children (4 Boys and 3 Girls). We really miss him but we are very sure He's in a better place.

Every November 1, Filipinos flock to their loved once's cemeteries to remember and pray for them. This time also calls for a reunion of all the family members with respect to their deceased loved ones. A very Filipino tradition dating from the Spanish era.