A Sort of Homecoming: Unsung Heroes of The Forgotten War

By James F. Murphy Jr. (1932-2015) Intro by Sarah E. Murphy Write what you know. It’s what my father always told his students, but I always reiterated to him, for I believe his best writing is autobiographical. His words had an elegant cadence, full of rich description and poetic alliteration, no matter the subject. HeContinue reading “A Sort of Homecoming: Unsung Heroes of The Forgotten War”

Abortion in America: A Woman’s Right

By Sarah E. Murphy In 2020 America, we’re celebrating a century of women’s suffrage while simultaneously defending a woman’s right to govern her body. The Margaret Atwood allusions became tired long ago. Throughout this election cycle, women and their families have also been forced to defend the most difficult medical and emotional decision imaginable –Continue reading “Abortion in America: A Woman’s Right”

Labor of Love: Honoring Chase Soares

Text and Photos by Sarah E. Murphy The life of Chase R. Soares ended far too soon, but his family is making certain that his legacy lives forever.  Since Chase’s tragic passing at the age of 23 last February, his mother, Brooke Lopes DeBarros has navigated her grief by focusing on the bright light herContinue reading “Labor of Love: Honoring Chase Soares”