Friends and family bade farewell to Troy this morning.
It was a cool and cloudy morning with a light mist of rain when we gathered at dawn at the place on Miami Beach where he walked into the sea last week. With fond remembrances, laughter and tears, we stood in a semicircle facing the waves and shared stories and readings. When all had spoken, his father, brothers and close friends waded into the water and shared the scattering of his ashes.
Then we held each other as we walked back from the shore.