Forced Migration

Closure of a small portion of the aviary was necessary for reasons unrelated to the occupants. The number of feathered friends was few following successful moves to other worthy sanctuaries. The birds remaining were a ragtag flock of common species likely to fare well in transfers to two nearby wings of the facility. It was … [Read more…]

AutoFrustrate

I sent a quick text to my boss at work today.  I referred to patients in our usual abbreviation ‘pts.’ My dutiful file system photo album, entertainment, education, a.k.a. phone; changed it to say pets. In essence I bothered her at work while I am enjoying a day off  asking how we can obtain MP3 players … [Read more…]

Competing Hemispheres

Left Brain Report To: Nursing Manager 1. Washer is unplugged and non-functional. Based on the electrical burn odor I suspect the motor is ruined. Reason: overfill and industrial use of home style washer. 2. Budget Justification: Replacement of appliances, mattresses, bedding and supplies necessary to care for growing number of patients who are incontinent not … [Read more…]

Oprah for President

Oh, and I do mean O what fun to imagine the campaign and term or two with Oprah Winfrey as commander in chief. She already has millions of fans, is a powerful, impassioned, and proven orator. She has demonstrated grace, courage and humility in the public eye for decades with limited scandal. Oprah connects with … [Read more…]

Cartoon Coping

As a kid,  I had no imaginary friend. I did have a constant cartoon station playing in my head. It was a audio-visual processor with instant replay, color, speed control all set strictly for comedy. This was before color TVs,when 3 TV stations existed and operated a mere 19 hours of the day. My independent … [Read more…]