Be the Hands & Feet

As I had many mornings before, I woke up at 5 a.m. to get ready for yet another day at the hospital. On this cool February morning, a group of my nursing classmates and I arrived at the ICU for another clinical. Sleep deprived and nervous, we received report on the patients we would take […]

How to Feel Like a Kid Again in One Easy Step

Wonder. It’s the antithesis of the plague that haunts the adult life. It’s the best part of the best days. It’s diametrically opposed to busyness. Let me explain. Nine days ago I was sitting with Stephanie in Saint Joseph, Michigan waiting for the annual celebration of July 4th to explode into the sky. It was […]

It’s Raining It’s Pouring

There is something very soothing about the rain. It cleanses, it restores, it refreshes, it renews, and it cools down a very hot summer. I’ve been spending my July in Florida, and every single afternoon or evening for a good hour or two it downpours. The whole rainy season in Florida has fascinated me because […]