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Why I chose a career in nursing, an uninspiring story

May 8, 2017
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You know what is hard about choosing to become a registered nurse? Society assumes you chose the occupation to help people. But then stereotypes your noble profession as a contradiction between a sex symbol and…

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9 Strategies to help you conquer spring cleaning

April 24, 2017
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The calendar has declared the arrival of spring, even though we are still sporting coats, boots and mittens to fend off frostbite. Since I am the Queen of Superficial Cleaning, I feel it is my duty to share…

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Deep cleaning: is that even a thing?

April 17, 2017
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Our son, James, has shown some disturbing qualities, and I blame my husband, Patrick, who has been his stepfather since 1991. Let me explain. The other day we were talking with James, and he mentioned…

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Do you dare to dream small?

April 10, 2017
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Bucket lists are fashionable, with people grasping to fulfill lifelong dreams. I don’t know about you, but I am intimidated by some of these lists that look like a ‘to do’ list for overachievers. And…

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Detours on the road to serenity

April 3, 2017
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Last week, when Patrick drove home from choir practice and backed into the garage, I did something bizarre. I did not suck the oxygen from the car, offer advice, and shriek “Don’t hit the recycle bin!”…

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Pizzapie-agra for women: a deeper look

March 27, 2017
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The other night Patrick suggested we have pizza, and I wasn’t in the mood for it. I decided to go along with him, and once I smelled it cooking and the steamy pie was before…

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The day the dishwasher died

March 20, 2017
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If you are old enough, you remember where you were the day of the Kennedy assassination, or when you heard the news that Elvis Presley died. I’ve added a new date to my list of…

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Resume writer’s block

March 13, 2017
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I just celebrated my one year anniversary with a new job. It brought back memories from last year when I was facing unemployment and trying to update my resume. Of course I wrote about it. Despite…

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Should I forgive him?

March 6, 2017
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After 24 years of marriage, my husband Patrick did something I’m not sure I can forgive. This will surprise anyone who knows him, since he is almost a saint. He is kind, patient, and always…

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What everyone should know about the most social car ever designed

February 20, 2017
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I just saw a commercial for the Nissan Murano, touted as “the most social car Nissan has ever designed.” This innovation has raised some disturbing questions for me, and I feel I owe it to…

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