Monthly Archives: August 2011

Goodbye, Angel

  Yesterday morning, my Nana passed away.  This is my written eulogy for her. Marilyn Horan was my grandmother- and a bright shining star in my life.  She was a truly beautiful person and in the yearbook of life, she … Continue reading

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Hunkering down to wait out Irene

I love rainy days…they give you the chance to catch up on anything except exercise.  Yesterday I spent the day reading, relaxing and watching some TV.  Today it’s study central (not as much fun). One thing we did last night … Continue reading

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Smile

There are lots of quotes around about smiling that I’ve never verified scientifically- “It takes more muscles to frown than to smile”, “smiling will automatically put you in a better mood”, etc.  And I’m not sure as to the validity … Continue reading

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Cheap and easy pasta salad

Last night I had a wonderful time getting together with my college friends.  It doesn’t happen as often as it should- some are off in different cities but mostly it doesn’t happen just because we’re all going down different paths … Continue reading

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It’s the weekend!

That’s a great thing to be happy about!  I’m also at home to spend some time with my Nana before I’m on call at the hospital tonight.  I wanted to share something else that’s helping me cope.  I’m really sad … Continue reading

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Inspiration for the day

“Life is good.  It’s not always fun, but it’s always good”   -From an octogenarian in the ICU Days like today are long and slow- I felt like I didn’t contribute a lot to the team.  So the advice from … Continue reading

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S & P what?

It’s very easy to be scared today with our economic situation in so much flux….but sometimes you just have to stop and smell the roses (or other flowers).  These are pictures from a gorgeous garden on the side of a … Continue reading

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