My mother’s eulogy

Today is the one year anniversary of my mom’s death. In tribute to her, I am copying the eulogy I wrote and gave at her memorial service. Nancy Derbyshire- Born March 27, 1942, died July 25, 2012 For those of you who personally knew my mother, no explanations are necessary, nothing I can tell you […]

Hot, Hot, Hot!

Just returned from a morning out doing doctors appointments with my daughter, and then being treated to brunch out after all our bloodwork was through. Getting into and out of my dark colored car, it was difficult to breathe in those first few minutes before the air conditioning kicked in and blessedly cooled down the […]

This is “Modern” Childbirth?

I had the great displeasure of being in our state’s foremost ‘teaching hospital” last night, to help a friend of my daughter’s through the birth of her first child. Last weekend, CC was in the hospital for observation as an inpatient for 3 days due to high blood pressure, but was discharged on Sunday as […]