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

Day 27 - Giving Thanks

Day 26 - Warning Labels

 Most people know that they shouldn't drink and drive...but they d...more

Day 25 - Text You Later

Part of my evening wind-down routine is to get onto the computer and do what I call "link leaps of faith."  You know when you click a link that takes you to another link and so on, and so on...?...more

Day 24 - Breaking News

 Grissom:  That's not what the evidence says.Catherine: Well, maybe the evidence is wrong.Grisson: ...more

Day 23 - Be Still

Lake Roosevelt, 10/2009 vb ...more