Thankful for Nurse Carol


My admiration for nurses began when I was 5 years old. I was brought to the hospital to have my tonsils taken out. I remember three things most: being in a room with several shiny cribs, that I was the only little girl in the room with other pediatric patients were, and my nurse:  Nurse … Continue reading Thankful for Nurse Carol

Back to Work on Monday


I love when I find something on in my news feed on Facebook that speaks to the thoughts running through my head.  I'm headed back to my workplace tomorrow after being out for a month.  I enjoy my work and am looking forward to returning and doing those parts of it that a I really love--helping … Continue reading Back to Work on Monday

Wall of Hope


One of the most stunning tributes in Rhode Island to the events of that day is the Wall of Hope.  Any Rhode Islander who wanted to add a tile to the wall had the chance to.  It started with groups of school children and quickly mushroomed to include all kinds of groups: social, faith-based, schools, businesses. … Continue reading Wall of Hope

I Like My Spot Just Fine, Thank You


I'm catching up by posting my response to yesterday's prompt (Next In Line), enjoy! A second #RoyalBaby will soon be joining the Windsors in England. Given the choice, would you rather be heir to the throne, or the (probably) off-the-hook sibling? Birth order is an interesting field of study, though perhaps more pop psychology than a science … Continue reading I Like My Spot Just Fine, Thank You

Moms Are Good Secret Keepers


Today's writing prompt is a fun one for me:  Can you keep a secret? Have you ever — intentionally or not — spilled the beans (when you should’ve stayed quiet)? I've always been the friend that could keep a secret; so much so, that by the time I graduated from college I felt relieved to … Continue reading Moms Are Good Secret Keepers

A T.V. aholic’s Dream Job: Cast Change


You’ve just been named the casting director of your favorite television show (or movie franchise). The catch: you must replace the entire cast — with your friends and family. Who gets which role? I am a t.v.-a-holic, there, I've said it.  I do enjoy watching television.  When I lived alone the television was always turned on … Continue reading A T.V. aholic’s Dream Job: Cast Change

As Summer Winds Down


I was wondering when we'd see a writing prompt about the beginning of the school year; here's today's:  As a kid, were you happy or anxious about going back to school? Now that you’re older, how has your attitude toward the end of the summer evolved? I loved going back to school for most of … Continue reading As Summer Winds Down