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On Becoming a Nurse

It was the fall of 1968. I entered  “nursing training”.   It is hard to believe that this is the way nurses got their education, but it was one of three ways in 1968 that we gained our Registered Nurse status. … Continue reading

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Eminent Orphans and me

It started with a previous blog post.  A friend told me about  Malcolm Gladwell’s book “David and Goliath “ in reference to  me wondering why some people survive tragic circumstances and others get stalled in life because of them Since Christmas … Continue reading

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It Hasn’t been Easy !

“We all imagine what our life would look like – that white picket fence, happy family, everything perfect – that is Plan A. But we find along the way that things don’t work out like Plan A for most people, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness made all the difference

Forgiveness made all the difference  This week we lost a hero – a man who couldn’t tolerate injustices and decided to make a difference. Nelson Mandela began his political actions at the age of 24 and founded the ANC at … Continue reading

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The Greatest Man I Never Knew

My dad.. trying to figure him out was always rather difficult. Knowing him – really knowing him, was even more difficult. I was blessed with many times at our lake cabin ( actually then it was his cabin ) where … Continue reading

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LIFE IS LIKE A CUP OF COFFEE

Live Simply Speak Kindly Care Deeply Love Generously  This puts it all so beautifully  Take the time to read, listen and ponder http://www.flickspire.com/_videos/flash/LILC/LILC.swf You will be glad you did ! I want to live my life so that you see only … Continue reading

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Dreaming – come along with me !

I HAVE A DREAM A few days ago several Facebook posts talked about this being the anniversary  of Martin Luther King’s speech with that title. That got me thinking – Martin Luther King’s dream was certainly one that we know … Continue reading

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