Friendship, Nostalgia, nurses of a certain age, Nursing, Nursing reunion, Nursing Stories, Saint Peter's School of Nursing, Successful Aging, Writing the Book

Nurse at the Switchboard

Ten of us from a class of 44 traveled to Cape May, New Jersey to attend our 55th nursing reunion. We first met as young Catholic teens in the late ’50s enrolled in the diploma program at Saint Peter’s School of Nursing in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Hard to believe we are now in our… Continue reading Nurse at the Switchboard

Home Health, Nursing, Nursing Stories, Writing blogs, Writing the Book

24-Hour Woman

“What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.” —Gabriel Garcia Marquez I remember Sadie Rooney handing me a brown paper bag on my visit that autumn day in the early 90s. Her husband, Jim, a self-taught preacher, had died the month before. At first… Continue reading 24-Hour Woman