On Children 101

every act and example is written in the child’s memory tablet. Let your hours with the children be loving, laughing, living hours. Pat them on the head, joke with them, whisper affection, express love to them. Those acts will be remembered in all their years to come, for you are planting everlasting plants that may pass on to hundred generations and make children happy a thousand years from now.

William Crosbie Hunter
Think — A Book For Today
1918

Engineer*

*This entry was originally written over a year ago; the actual date forgotten. This is a revision, but the facts are kept intact.

‘engineer!’

His delight was palpable, infectious. I cannot help but be cheerful to see this Korean nonagenarian in grand admiration of, to his point of view, a work of art. It was merely a peripheral IV1 I inserted on his left forearm which I Continue reading “Engineer*”

How to Annotate 101

December 25, 2016   oh the yuletide! What joy it bring! What warmth! But when you’re scheduled to work on the eve and day of Christmas, you may as well kiss them all goodbye. My dear co-workers, unwilling to give in to such plight however, came up with a way to keep the spirit of the season alive. Well, what could be more sustaining, more fitting than food?! Nurses do get hungry most of the time all of the time. Baffled? Ask Tylera.

So they prepared a list for a Christmas potluck. Kevin was bringing pot roast; Army-Clairea, cassava cake! My slot I did not fill initially because there was a big chance of me getting floated to a different ward. It was my turn, and believe me, if I do go, I rarely return, not even for food. Continue reading “How to Annotate 101”