Birthday Shuffle V - Day 6 - Are You Gonna Go My Way?

I first heard this Lenny Kravitz song when he appeared onthe David Letterman Show.I liked the beat, and I immediatelydeveloped a girl crush on his drummer. This song is on my cycling playlist because I canrock out and keep pedaling to the beat. Of course, Lenny Kravitz is more familiar nowas Cinna on the "Hunger Games" series. ...more

Birthday Shuffle V - Day 4 - Music

Music by Madonna...more

Birthday Shuffle V - Day 3 - Cold Hearted

It's always sad to lose a friendship, and worse when it's over something stupid like a man.   I went to college in San Diego, and I had a close circle of friends;  in particular, two friends that I had made while living in the residence halls....more
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Birthday Shuffle V - Day 2 - Geronimo

Music has always been a part of what I do....more

Birthday Shuffle V - Day 1 - Home

Four years ago, I was a month away from finally realizing one of the dreams I had been working toward for many years... my own house....more

On Mother's Day

 This might be our last Mother's Day.My mother is dying, ...more

No Safe Haven

I was thinking about workplace violence again last night...more

Day 30 - At Last

There's always a little bit of a letdown at the end of the NaBloPoMo (national blog posting month) even though it's a bit of a blessing as well, because writing on a daily basis is hard.  I'm a bit of ...more

Day 29 - Dixie's Third Birthday

Dixie our dog turns three today...Here's this year's video:Dixie turns threeHere's last year's video:Dixie turns twoAnd , here's Dixie's first year video...more

Day 28 - Semi-Live Feed

I thought I would try an experiment today and put in events as they happen during my shift in the ED.  I don't have Twitter so I can't "live feed," but we'll see how this works out, so keep checking back as I will update this post as the day goes along and time permits.0500 - Came on shift to get sign-out of 14 patient waiting for admission, discharge or consultants to see them.  This didn't include the 3 people who were on psych hold awaiting placement at local psych facilities....more