As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can. -Julius Caesar

Don't worry about tomorrow.  Each day has enough trouble of its own.  For sure.  But from where I sit on this fine Sunday evening, today hasn't had any more trouble than no AC on a 92 degree desert spring day.  It was a good day.  And from the goodness of here, tomorrow and the day … Continue reading As a rule, men worry more about what they can’t see than about what they can. -Julius Caesar

End of day thoughts. And a silly poem.

Sinus Cacophony by Sheila Dougal Should be sweet voice Soft child speak Should be jolly laughs Make smiles peak But throbbing face Every sound creates Sinus Cacophony  And that's about all I can muster today folks.  The sinus headache is in full force today.  Despite it's stabbing, throbbing anger, I really enjoyed every minute of … Continue reading End of day thoughts. And a silly poem.

End of the day (very brief) thoughts: The stomach flu, Nuclear war and writing

I have about ten tabs open on my laptop for places to submit articles in the coming days. I submitted one today to Desiring God. We shall see. I feel a little like that woman who touched Jesus in the crowds of people pressing against him. She probably thought, "There's no way he's going to … Continue reading End of the day (very brief) thoughts: The stomach flu, Nuclear war and writing

Nursing: a degree that honors the profession is not the evidence of competence

(A Red Cross nurse in France) Today is the last day of my second week in the BSN online program at GCU.  Tonight after 14 hours at work I submitted the first collegiate paper I've written in 17 years.  The assignment:  A formal 750-1000 word paper discussing the difference in competency between the associates prepared … Continue reading Nursing: a degree that honors the profession is not the evidence of competence