An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin 'How many times have I heard this?' I think to myself as I am walking around a brand new unit with a brand new nurse. He was soft-spoken and gentle natured. He was walking me around the back of the unit to a … Continue reading Eating Our Young
Starting a new job is like the next great adventure. The mind of the beginner is empty, free of the habits of the expert, ready to accept, to doubt, and open to all the possibilities. - Shunryu Suzuki (Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind)
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work. ~ Robert Orben Just a little humour to start my day.
He considered her, “You wish to recreate what I am.” he accused. She shook her head, “I am trying to un-create that which you have created.” His eyes narrowed and she knew she had his attention. “Besides the respect you have, and control you get, do you like yourself really?” she asked him pointedly. His … Continue reading A Snippet of Haunt
"My idea of a perfect world really can't be designed by one person or even by a million experts. It's going to be 7 billion pairs of hands, each following their own passions." --Jay Silver
This is prompted by Word of the Day Challenge The heat in my cheeks All over me like a rash Pale skin hides nothing
Do you know how you feel about single mothers? Or are you one? Have you heard these before?: She is lazy, her kids are out of control, she's selfish and ignores her kids, she's a slut. I've heard every single one. Said right to me by family, strangers, neighbors, and some not so awesome friends. … Continue reading Confessions of a Single Mom