December 14, 2014

Why I became a nurse

People often ask me why I became a nurse. My answer always relates to one of my earliest experiences as a hospital chaplain. On that day, I stood at […]
February 27, 2014

A Surprise Reunion

Today I called a doctor’s office to discuss a patient issue. The receptionist identified herself in a hoarse voice, then suppressed a sniffle. Before I could […]
February 24, 2014

I am (not) Superman

I would like to make a confession. I am not Superman. But please read on. I am a registered nurse. I spent time, money and effort […]
February 17, 2014

How nursing saved my life

When I was in nursing school I discovered that I have a heart condition. I was in class, using my stethoscope for the first time and […]