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Who Are These Masked People?
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      5 comments

Got to work 1930 (7:30P) - Emergency Room is full - over half of the patients and visitors wearing masks, hacking, feverish. The flu has hit us! We have a lot of marginal people - diabetics with COPD, heart disease, all sorts of co-morbidities. ... Read more
12 October 2009
Monday, October 12, 2009      1 comments

October 12 is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year. Today is Columbus Day in the United States. From Wikipedia: ... Read more
More Things I Learned From Hollywood
Sunday, October 11, 2009      7 comments

Never beam down in a red shirt. If your friends at camp start disappearing, DON'T split up to go find them. Especially, don't go into the unlit basement by yourself. ... Read more
Inspirational Posters
Saturday, October 10, 2009      6 comments

Much better night tonight - lots of time to play! ... Read more
Inspirational Quotes
Saturday, October 10, 2009      2 comments

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, "Always do what you are afraid to do." Ralph Waldo Emerson ... Read more
What Starts Well, Doesn't Always End Well
Friday, October 09, 2009      5 comments

The night started well last evening - admit beds were tight, but we didn't have the backup of sick, irritated people. We were waiting for beds for 4 people, but they were OK. I actually noted in my status the night was going well. Hah! ... Read more
Another Morning Meeting
Thursday, October 08, 2009      5 comments

Another night from heck. No major disasters, but we just couldn't catch a break. Busy, busy, busy. And then, my fav... Read more
It's Counter-Intuitive
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      7 comments

So many "logical" things are not true. "Eating less, cutting calories to the bone "should" make us lose weight faster." But NO! We go into starvation mode and hang onto every little calorie, preparing us for the long, hard winter it thin... Read more
Another Manic Monday
Monday, October 05, 2009      4 comments

My schedule is getting jacked around again. I'll have to go in at 2330 (11:30P) tonight. Got up this morning, took the trash out went to the gym and did 30 minutes on the treadmi... Read more
Short Poems I Like
Monday, October 05, 2009      7 comments

Edna St. Vincent Millay: My candle burns at both its ends; It will not last the night; But oh, my foes, and oh, my friends -- It gives a lovely light. Robert Frost: ... Read more
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta
Saturday, October 03, 2009      8 comments

It's that time of year again - when the mornings and evenings are crisp and cool, the hot air balloons start flying. The following is from the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau website. The history of ballooning began more than a ... Read more
Better Day Today
Friday, October 02, 2009      2 comments

Managed to fix my wireless - turns out when they say "Unplug the router" they mean the wireless router, not the cable connection. When I got up this evening, I unplugged the router, walked the pups, and when I came back, I hooked everything back... Read more
Don't Ask What Else Can Go Wrong
Thursday, October 01, 2009      3 comments

You may just find out. I lost my wireless connection about 0100 (1AM). Thought little of it, it glitches now & again - took it for a sign I needed to go to bed. Love my new bed - so do the pups and kitties. Got up about 8 - couldn't get on, coul... Read more
I Love My New Bed
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      5 comments

My bed finally was delivered and set up for me last night. It's a Tempur-pedic on an adjustable frame. I got in it last night, put myself in a semi-raised position with feet elevated, too, and finished reading a book until about 003o (12:30 A).... Read more
I'm Waiting For Delivery of My New Bed
Monday, September 28, 2009      1 comments

When I was at the State Fair last week, I bought a Tempur-pedic bed. I had asked for delivery Tuesday, but changed it to today. One of the guys at the shop verified today for... Read more

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