Live Your Dream

This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I have been reflecting on what “Live Your Dream” might have meant to Dr. King.  He was committed to his goal 100%.  It took unbelievable courage.  Mind boggling courage.  He might not have even realized the impact he would have for generations to come. It’s hard to believe his famous speech took place only Read More …

THE WORLD IS CHANGING!

Nurses know that the world is changing. Especially the ones who have been around a while (like me). With few exceptions (the AIDS epidemic being one of them), the patients weren’t as sick as they are now. We had help with the personal care tasks like toileting, feeding, and bathing our patients. We had more time to teach, and it Read More …

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This is my yearly discussion about Breast Cancer. First and foremost, pay attention to your girls. If you feel or see something that doesn’t belong, go get it checked out. Get your annual mammogram. Put the fear aside and go get it taken care of RIGHT NOW. Breast Cancer is not a death sentence in this day and age. I Read More …

Fear, Grief & Confusion

The events in Las Vegas are another sad reminder of the instability in the world. Any one of us Country Music fans could have been in that crowd. When I was watching the coverage of this event, I was struck by how confused the people present must have been. To hear that many gunshots must have been surreal. I’m not Read More …