Dearly departed, we are gathered here for the canapes

Dearly departed, we are gathered here for the canapes

Dearly departed, we are gathered here for the canapes In Mrs. Brixton’s Household Guide to Bereavement the author writes that, “A person attending too many funerals will develop a reputation as an idler seeking free cheese”. She is right about so much. Can’t we all cite a mystery guest wearing a sportscoat in which terriers have recently whelped turning up at our father’s wake claiming a shared skerrick of boyhood with him before scarfing down the lion’s share of the …