Nearly Seven

Summer, 1980. Jamie had come to stay with us for several weeks, I remember. I was nearly seven and she had just turned 12. I saw her as an adult, my sophisticated cousin with the usual pre-teen bad attitude and sassy mouth. She was a beautiful young woman who would be entering the seventh grade come fall. She applied … Continue reading Nearly Seven

The Glory of Humanity

If someone had told me years ago that delving into the world of nursing would be so utterly time, energy, and emotion consuming, I would have thought twice about it.  And then, I would have taken a deep breath, said a quiet prayer, and jumped in anyway.  My first degree was in computer science and … Continue reading The Glory of Humanity