Hello 2018!

When I make New Year Resolutions, I keep them. I rationalize making these resolutions by telling myself  I’ll quit doing whatever, for a year, not forever. I guess I haven’t caught on yet that going a year without something, kinda makes the changes permanent.  *wink*  I quit drinking soda, seven or eight years ago, by eliminating buying […]


Entering Into The Quiet That’s Already There.

Sometimes we make meditation a bigger chore than it needs to be. Meditation is not about having the right clothes, the right environment, or sitting in a certain way, with your fingers held just so. People put off meditating because they don’t have half an hour, all in one sitting, to devote to sitting silently. […]


“Say Ah…Hummm”

Rumor has it, hospitals are absolutely riddled with sick people. The ICU was no exception, and I ended coming home from visiting my sister, with a little something extra. I think I was pretty safe while I was in Linda’s room, because I was all garbed up in isolation wear, complete with lilac gloves, but […]


The Difference Between How Men and Women Think

She Drives For a Relationship. He’s Lost In The Transmission BY DAVE BARRY Let’s say a guy named Fred is attracted to a woman named Martha. He asks her out to a movie; she accepts; they have a pretty good time. A few nights later he asks her out to dinner, and again they enjoy […]

Nurses Are Patient People

Nursing care comes in many forms. Sometimes it is the ability to make someone feel physically comfortable by various means. Other times it is the ability to improve the body’s ability to achieve or maintain health. But often it is an uncanny yet well honed knack to see beyond the obvious and address, in some […]

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Changing How You View Stress Could Save Your Life!

Stress. The buzz word that everyone is either trying to avoid having, coping with, suffering from, quitting jobs over, or using to explain away their impatient, irritable , nasty behavior.  People blame our fast-paced lifestyle for causing stress; a lifestyle described as being in the fast lane: keep running or fall and become trampled. Stress […]

Ring Removal That Doesn’t Destroy The Ring

Ever injure a finger while wearing a ring? The swelling of the injury can cause the ring to become painfully tight. What to do? How to get it off? Rather than racing off to the emergency room or fire department, keep a length of a stretchy tie, such as that shown in the video, and […]

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Paleo Friendly, Sweet Treats

Every once in a while, I just have to have something sweet and chewy. I discovered these, gluten-free, LARABARS. I especially like the Apple Pie, and the Lemon ones. Amazon carries them for $19.99 for a case of 16, 1.8oz bars. Indescribably delicious!