I’ve been retired since April 1 of this year. No, it wasn’t an April Fool joke. I really retired. I was to get married in June and I needed two months to relax and plan my wedding ceremony, even though it would be small. It seems that since I retired I’ve done quite a lot: … More Why Facebook?
Do you want to be right? Or do you want to be employed?” This was a printed sign I’d made and put across from my desk. I kept it there for about a year. As a single woman I needed to be employed. As a nurse I “needed” to be right. I tried to be … More Confessions of an Obstructionist
When I was growing up we had Twinkie, a gray and white tom. And there was Mo, named after Ringo Starr’s wife at the time, a tortoiseshell—the cat, not the wife. We also had the twins: Kirby and Scott, named after a popular DJ in Baltimore back in the 60s. Kirby and Scott were eventually … More My Life in Cats
I know I’ve been bullied all my life. “Fatty, fatty, two by four Couldn’t get in the bathroom door. So she did it on the floor. Licked it up and did some more.” That was the chant I heard throughout elementary school. Middle School was a bit better, it was more subtle. I was part … More Bullies Are Everywhere…