I sit here in the peaceful darkness of early morning. My sleep is all rearranged from working strange new hours and a mind that is often too busy of woulda, coulda, shoulda. And yet, I am still contentedly at peace. I long to hear the crickets but they are passed their time now as fall … Continue reading Early Morning Musing
I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. If you need the medication again, go ahead and take it—I will love you through that, as well. If you don’t need the medication, I will love you, too. There’s nothing you … Continue reading The Heart of a Nurse
“Why is being a nerd bad? Saying I notice you’re a nerd is like saying, ‘Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Linsey Lohan. Why is that?” ― John … Continue reading Confession: I am a Nerd
Word Of The Day Challenge: Mentor The time has come for me to choose a mentor. It weighs heavily on my mind as I step into a new world so different from the one I lived even three months ago. The essence of humanity that is quickly becoming lost is learning from our elders. Wisdom … Continue reading Word of the Day Challenge: Mentor
It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things. ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
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
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.