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Like A Virgin
Saturday, January 15, 2011      6 comments

by request - here's Madonna's 1984 hit about being all shiny and new (uh, that's what they said it was about) I made it through the wilderness Somehow I made it through Didn't know how lost I was Until I found you ... Read more
Time in a Bottle
Friday, January 14, 2011      5 comments

Had another horrible beginning to the shift - ran my butt off (really, I think it's a little smaller!), with everything slowing down by 0200. Sent my 4th of 4 sick pat... Read more
Hurry Up and Wait
Thursday, January 13, 2011      3 comments

An expression I've heard most of my life - especially in the military. Rush and rush to get somewhere, then wait around until the next step can be taken. ... Read more
No Time to Play
Thursday, January 13, 2011      1 comments

Busy, busy - more later!... Read more
Guilt Feelings
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      3 comments

After staying up all last night (with the occasional brief doze as I watched TV), I tried to sleep today to flip back to my night shift schedule. I'd just fallen asleep when my security alarm went off - Wah-wah-wah!!! That'll get your heart poun... Read more
And the Sickness Continues!
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      3 comments

Today, I'm actually better, but others have been ill with the same stomach bug. I was dozing at home, when I got a call - and answered it. Can I come in for 4 hours? Umm, yeah - but I hope not more than that. Two of the night nurses called off f... Read more
Cat Scans and Lab Tests
Monday, January 10, 2011      4 comments

Yeah! After a horrible night from Fri to Sat, the Sat to Sun night was soooo much better. The staff ac... Read more
Lemonade
Saturday, January 08, 2011      6 comments

Got into work tonight @ 2315 for my 2330 shift (11:30P). Felt about 85% of par. Walked into a MESS!!! Very sick patient who took more than one person at a time to care for him (try 3) - so one nurse was assigned only to him. Evening shift left* ... Read more
Walk of Life
Saturday, January 08, 2011      1 comments

I think I'm finally really over the bug. Of course, there's always one bad consequence when you take something (Immodium) to stop the diarrhea. As I took the pups on a n... Read more
Dizzy, I'm So Dizzy
Friday, January 07, 2011      5 comments

OK, thought I was better. Slept most of the day, got up at 1500 (3P) to mail a book out for Book Mooch. Got home, harnessed the pups. A little queasy, but not too bad, until I got just over half-way out. Oh, no! Getting dizzy. I made it back (to... Read more
Home on the Range
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      4 comments

This is the state song of Kansas, written by Dr. Brewster Higley in the early 1870's. Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam And the deer and the antelope play ... Read more
Sick & Tired of Being Sick & Tired
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      4 comments

Sheesh - yesterday was so good! After walking the pups 2.5 miles, I went to the gym, did 2 miles on the treadmill and the circuit training. Went to the Furr's Buffet for lunch - yum. Did my shopping. Got home. Watched "Tommy Knockers" - a reall... Read more
Resolutions and Failure
Monday, January 03, 2011      6 comments

First. I thought, why make resolutions? I'm OK as I am Then, I thought, maybe I should work out on the treadmill ... Read more
Wishes for the New Year
Saturday, January 01, 2011      6 comments

A friend forwarded this Email to me May you always make the right moves May your cup runneth over with love ... Read more
Auld Lang Syne - Happy New Year!
Saturday, January 01, 2011      4 comments

Robert Burnes 1788 Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne! ... Read more

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