The Nurse Antigone

Re-Blogged A dramatic reading of Sophocles’ Antigone to help frame powerful, guided discussions about challenges faced by nurses. About this event A groundbreaking project by and for nurses, The Nurse Antigone presents dramatic readings of Sophocles’ Antigone on Zoom—featuring professional actors and a chorus of frontline nurses—to help frame powerful, guided discussions about the unique…… Continue reading The Nurse Antigone

What does 2022 hold for Nursing?

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The nursing profession has been riding a roller coaster these past two years as we lived with the pandemic. In the beginning: The World Health Organization designated 2020 the Year of the Nurse and Midwife spotlighting the profession internationallyNurses were applauded by New Yorkers who stood on their balconies or hung out the windows of…… Continue reading What does 2022 hold for Nursing?

Alphabet Challenge: M

I’ve signed onto The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge 2021. The challenge is to blog the whole alphabet in April and write at least 100 words on a topic that corresponds to the letter of the day.  Every day, excluding Sundays, I’m blogging about Places I Have Been. The last post will be on Friday, April…… Continue reading Alphabet Challenge: M

Alphabet Challenge: G

I’ve signed onto The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge 2021. The challenge is to blog the whole alphabet in April and write at least 100 words on a topic that corresponds to the letter of the day.  Every day, excluding Sundays, I’m blogging about Places I Have Been. The last post will be on Friday, April…… Continue reading Alphabet Challenge: G

Haunted Townhouse

Back in the 70s we rented a townhouse in Arlington, Virginia that was haunted.  Now what made me remember this? Maybe because I, like many others, have been fixated on food while sequestered in my home over this past year due to the pandemic. Food and kitchens and houses. Now there’s a connection. Right?  Back…… Continue reading Haunted Townhouse

Through the Eyes of Nurses

On February 25th in the New York Times, two stories appeared about nurses. Both sobering. Both timely. Both essential. In my last post, I celebrated the fact that although the pandemic is killing scores of people and putting a strain on resources, including health care personnel, nurses have been in the forefront of the media getting…… Continue reading Through the Eyes of Nurses

Glass Half-Full

Dominated by political turmoil and the COVID-19 Pandemic, this past year has been a roller coaster ride with few brief moments of slow travel interspersed with deep dives of fright and foreboding. The highs that I have enjoyed come in part from the increased attention given to nurses. I have long complained that the nursing…… Continue reading Glass Half-Full

Impressive List of Nurse Experts

This post highlights what The Truth about Nursing does to increase the public’s knowledge and appreciation of the contribution nurses make to our country’s health care system.  When Sandy and Harry Summers noticed that nurses were not represented on the Biden-Harris Covid Advisory Panel, they did the following: Requested that nurses take part in a letter writing campaign…… Continue reading Impressive List of Nurse Experts