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More Memorial Day Quotes
Monday, May 31, 2010      4 comments

(quotes from gather.com; pix from Bing.com and Webshots.com) # War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men. -Georges Clemenceau # Freedom of speech an... Read more
Happy Memorial Day!
Monday, May 31, 2010      4 comments

(From History.com) Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while serving in the American military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War a... Read more
Morning Workout after Work
Saturday, May 29, 2010      5 comments

Another slow night at work with 3 RNs, full support staff, and few patients. We can't get the staffing right - ERs are volatile. Dead quiet one minute, steady but OK another, then 3 ambulances slamming in with severely ill people that suck up ... Read more
Less Frustrated
Friday, May 28, 2010      5 comments

Ha! I figured out a way to get to ICAnHasCheezburger.com - that site was being blocked by the censors on the work computer system - but they let me into ICAnHasAHotdog.com (sister site) - then, I could back into the cheezburger one. ... Read more
Running & Frustrated
Friday, May 28, 2010      5 comments

Had to stay late - tired when I got up - busy here tonight - and I can't get into the cheezburger site - arrgh!!... Read more
Turn Around Day
Thursday, May 27, 2010      5 comments

Whee! Tried staying up most of the night, catching up on the recorded NCIC & NCIS, LA shows. I had tentatively planned to go to the gym about 3 or 4 AM - umm... no - started getting sleepy - got on the computer and did Spark People for a while, ... Read more
Back from my Doc & Dentist Visits
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      8 comments

Saw my PCP (primary care provider) today @ the VA. Got my numbers from my March lab draw: Cholesterol 180; HDL 60; LDL 102; triglyceride 89. Pretty much in line (or imp... Read more
Texting the Commandments
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      6 comments

I found this in Reader's digest - it's credited to Jamie Quatro on Mcsweeneys.net Pix from the LOLcat & dog sites 1. no1 b4 me. srsly. 2. dnt wrshp pix/idols ... Read more
Nightmares on Elm Street
Monday, May 24, 2010      5 comments

I actually don't live on Elm Street, but I did have nightmares! Since I'd slept a few hours yesterday, I had trouble getting to sleep last night. No problem, I just got... Read more
Lost Track of the Days
Saturday, May 22, 2010      5 comments

I KNOW it's Saturday. I knew yesterday was Friday. But, since I did my short night last night, my body thinks yesterday was Saturday and today is Sunday. I'm so confused! I even have a watch that tells me the day of the week as well as the da... Read more
Short night
Friday, May 21, 2010      5 comments

We had another night at wirk last night when we had a LOT of staff and few patients (not complaining!!) One of the other nurses and one of the techs both left @ 0330. I stayed and caught up on Spark People, my emails, etc. ... Read more
Yea, Strawberries!
Thursday, May 20, 2010      8 comments

This evening I noticed I had 5 ripe strawberries on my plants - picked them, washed them, and gobbled them. Umm, umm, sweet. This is out of about 8 plants I started. Hmm - I don't see a big bowl of strawberries in my future, but they sure were g... Read more
Oof, out of Shape
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      6 comments

I haven't used my stationary bike in a long time - but I thought I was staying in pretty good shape with the walks, treadmill, and circuit training. Apparently not! I dusted it off, put on a show I wanted to watch (The Big Bang Theory - love it)... Read more
I Was a Victim of a Drive-by!
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      7 comments

Fortunately, it was a drive-by water balloon, and the thrower wasn't a very good shot. I was walking the pups this evening, and suddenly I heard a popping noise and my foot was wet. The street beside me was busy, and by the time I realized it wa... Read more
Old Sayings
Monday, May 17, 2010      5 comments

She's sharp as a tack. He's not the sharpest tool in the toolbox. She's having a bad hair day. ... Read more

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