Olden Days of Nursing: A Pioneer of the Past Spurs Others Forward by Guest Blogger: Cynthia Freund I talked with Marianna the other day about the book I’m writing (more about that later). She referred me to a post on her blog from a couple of months ago, a post describing the olden days of nursing. SheContinue reading “Olden Days of Nursing: A Pioneer of the Past Spurs Others Forward”
It has been two years since my book was published on November 6, 2018. Shortly afterward, I wrote this for She Writes Press Blog: What was my memoir really about? November 2018 By Marianna Crane This guest post was written by Marianna Crane, author of Stories from the Tenth-Floor Clinic: A Nurse Practitioner Remembers. Marianna CraneContinue reading “What was my Memoir really about?”
The media mainly focuses on the nurses and doctors who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rarely do we hear what nursing students are experiencing. Below is a repost from the Setonian, the official undergraduate newspaper of Seton Hall University. ********************************** Seton Hall nursing students and faculty provide unique insights into pandemic Posted By AlexanderContinue reading “Nursing Students Provide Insights into the Pandemic”
This past Saturday, I watched Anne Lamott on a webinar sponsored by Book Passage. She spoke from her home for three hours, sharing her wisdom on writing. She shared titles of books that might help with writing: Stephen King, On Writing, A Memoir of the Craft Walter Mosley, This Year You Write Your Novel Abigail Thomas, Thinking AboutContinue reading “Writing advice: Anne Lamott and Toni Morrison”
When I first read that men thought of sex every seven seconds, I thought that’s me. No, not that I think of sex but that I think of food frequently. Even when I worked full time, I planned our family dinner each evening. Meal planning and cooking seemed more of a hobby that a chore. IContinue reading “Hedda Hopper’s Lemon Pie”
I first posted “The Story Behind the Message” in 2017 before my memoir was published. Now as I work on my second book, this post remains as relevant to me as ever. Writing for me doesn’t get easier, Molly. ******************************************** Rearranging my bookcase, I came across a book with the following inscription: This is theContinue reading “The Story Behind the Message”
As a home health nurse, I made visits in Chicago, Washington D.C., and right before I retired, in the areas surrounding Raleigh, North Carolina. I didn’t climb over the roofs in New York City, nor did I ride a horse or a bike. Unlike the nurses in the Visiting Nurse Service of New York CityContinue reading “Let me count the ways—to make a home visit.”
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Anthony Langley contacted me to ask if he could send me a copy of his book to review and possibly discuss on my Blog. I am always happy to support a fellow nurse who takes the plunge and writes a book about nursing, so I said sure. Continue reading “Nurses are nuts or do they just need “secretaries?””
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