Temptations…

48 hours ago the world was perfect.  Or so it seemed.  The skies were cerulean and beaming, the temperatures soared above 80 degrees.  It was bliss.  Pure and simple bliss.  Now, right before the beginning of my Easter break, I am looking out my window in disdain and contempt.  A mad snow storm blows its … Continue reading Temptations…

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

Sunshine and Beer

There are, for all of us, days that stick out a little farther in the memory than others.  Today, yesterday, and Friday were such days.  I took a weekend trip home to Virginia on Friday morning, kids in tow.  The weather had a rather sprightly disposition for early March; the previous week's snow buckled under … Continue reading Sunshine and Beer

Country Roads…

I've decided to shake off the seven inches of snow surrounding my home here in the backwoods of Pennsylvania and take a trip home to Virginia for a day or so.  Taking a trip these days is nothing short of an ordeal.  Not only do I have to spend four and a half hours in the Jeep … Continue reading Country Roads…