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Cooling Rain
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      6 comments

YeeHaw - a couple of days ago, we were kissing 80 in the afternoon. Then, the front moved in and it rained most of yesterday, last night, and today - almost an inch and a half of rain! It hasn't hit 60 all day. I managed to walk the pups last n... Read more
Why I Don't Like Halloween
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      9 comments

Yesterday's blog was about how much I love Halloween. And it's true, I do. ... Read more
I Love Halloween
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      5 comments

It's my favorite month", I tell people at work. I wear my Halloween scrubs, socks, and earrings the whole month. ... Read more
So, We Meet Again, Pizza!
Sunday, October 18, 2009      7 comments

I packed a good meal to bring to work - fruit salad (blueberries, strawberries, peaches), yogurt, frozen creamed spinach (low fat). Let it at home. Sigh. One of the guys told me there was pizza in the back. ... Read more
Sunny Saturday
Saturday, October 17, 2009      2 comments

We've been having some cooler days and nights. This morning started off in the mid 40's, but it's nearly 75 now, and sunny & clear. Glad I walked the pups earlier. We did a brisk 28 minute 1.56 mile walk. Usually takes us a little over 30 minute... Read more
Idle Thoughts
Saturday, October 17, 2009      5 comments

Someday, I'd like to retire, take it easy. I'd probably be bored out of my mind. ... Read more
The worried well
Friday, October 16, 2009      3 comments

From Wiktionary: [edit] EtymologyCoined in 1970 by Sidney Garfield, founder of Kaiser Permanente. [edit] NounSingular worried well (medicine) Users of medical or psychiatric services who are not suffering from any diagnosable disease. ... Read more
CDC Update on H1N1 & Seasonal Influenza
Thursday, October 15, 2009      5 comments

I blogged back on 18 Sep 09 - Influenza - Seasonal and H1N1. Now that it's hitting my area, I'm updating it. From the CDC: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Hotline (1-800-CDC-INFO) is available in English and Spanish, ... Read more
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

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