Category Archives: Nursing

I’ll Be there

  I’ll Be there Wherever there’s a jelly salad, I’ll be there! Wherever there’s a peanut butter cup, I’ll be there! Wherever there’s a chocolate mousse I’ll be there! Oh look, it’s apple pie and I, oh my… Well yes, … Continue reading

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There is poetry in service

  There is poetry in service There is poetry in service, There is love in nursing care, Tenderness tends to trump clumsy, There’s dignity in fixing her hair. And service is an ode to the poet Who lives in your … Continue reading

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Gran, Clocks and Time

  Gran, Clocks and Time   Gran: -What’s that? Man (her son): What’s what? -That think. There. On the wall. What’s its name? It’s a clock. It tells the time. -I don’t hear it speak No, it doesn’t speak. That … Continue reading

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I Have Walked in Your Shoes

  I Have Walked in Your Shoes H. W Bryce I have walked in your shoes, friend, I have walked in your shoes, You may feel down, friend, You may feel down, But you will not wear them out friend, … Continue reading

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Maybe Tomorrow

  Maybe Tomorrow She wants to go somewhere at sundown A He Said, She Said episode (And a song) Maybe Tomorrow She said I want to go home He said But you are home She said No. I don’t like … Continue reading

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Beware the Helper

Beware the Helper Cheerful, she bounced into the house. So cheerful she startled The Mom, and this put The Mom’s back up. As it turned out, this was an Early Warning Sign to Beware the Helper. It took a while … Continue reading

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Heart Fires

“Keep Her Heart Fire Burning” Today, I salute all care givers, especially family care givers. It’s all in the heart.   Billions of unpaid hours are invested by family members in the care of a Loved One suffering from a … Continue reading

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