I saw this video today and have to share it. Not all Southern women are the same but these ladies are saying a lot of the expressions I have heard from Louisiana to North Carolina. We don’t all talk like these women but most of us have used some of their expressions in our … More Southern Expressions That Will Crack You Up!
My mind is boggled when I think about how far the fields of medicine and nursing have come since my mother trained in the early 1940’s. We both trained at the same nursing school, as did my sister. But we graduated in 1972 and 1973. I worked as a nurse from 1972 until 2010. I … More Nursing “Back Then” Part 1
In 2014 I joined a group on Facebook, named “I Farmed Tobacco as a Child.” Before I applied to join, I explained that I wanted to learn more about life on a tobacco farm because I had never experienced that life but had lived near tobacco fields and farms for many years. I was made … More Tobacco Farming in the South During the 1900’s
I wrote this blog eariler this year and thought some of my newer readers might enjoy it. Source: Westerns And Aging Gracefully I began to think about Westerns and aging gracefully last night after watching a special about the old western stars, their shows, and their memories of those shows. As a young girl, I … More Westerns And Aging Gracefully
My patient, Ms. Q, was on oxygen in the Coronary Care Unit where I was a nurse. She became quite a challenge as you will see. Ms. Q had a long history of cigarette smoking coupled with a heart attack. On her admission she and her family were instructed on our policy of no smoking … More Compassion and Understanding
In 2012 a small piece of history was returned to its rightful place. This part of history has its own tale to tell. But first here is a little background information. A Future Baseball Star Born in Poverty In South Carolina July 16, 1888 Joe Jackson was born into poverty. Due to the lack of child … More A Chest With Memories Returned Home
These are my photos of a variety of birds. They have such variety in color, ability, sounds, appearance and lifestyles. With their colorful plumage, enchanting songs and nest building customs, they are a fascinating, joyful presence in my world.