In memoriam: Teresa Jackson

By Patrick Jackson. Private piece, no connection to my employer.

“The young may live but the old must die” (maxim of Latin origin, wording as given by a farmer in Glenelly)

Here and there, a bracketed abbreviation qualifies a line in the pages of her handwritten letters. “D.V.” or “D.G.” - “Deus volens” and “Deo gratias” in Latin, “With the help of God” (as she would put it) and “Thanks be…