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 […]

We All Need a Little Tenderness…how can love survive in such a graceless age?

I live in northern New Jersey. New Jersey is a pretty small state. Not as small as some, but fairly small as far as these United States go. Last fall, we were hit with a terrible natural disaster. I don’t live on the beach or ‘down the shore’ as most of us native Joisey-ites know […]