After another train ride back into the city, we called a cab to take us to our next Airbnb in Lisbon. The cab driver was very friendly, and told us which areas to avoid, and what was worth seeing. We had encountered several people during the course of our travels that have been incredibly friendly. … Continue reading Portugal- Lisbon (part 1)
The other day I had a lovely lunch with my sister who I see not nearly enough. As she will be moving soon, we are really trying to make more of an effort to get together and do things. This time it happened to be lunch at The Crab Catcher in La Jolla. With those … Continue reading Lunching in La Jolla
The other night I had an interesting question come from a patient, I had no idea how to answer that question, so I said I would ask someone and get back to the family member. A little background on what happened. A patient came up from the ED, who had recently been diagnosed with something … Continue reading Difficult Questions
When working in a hospital, death is inevitable and unescapable. How does that old saying go...There are 2 things in life you can't escape, death and taxes...or something to that effect. **There are some graphic details in this so if you would rather not be exposed to that please stop reading now 🙂 In this field … Continue reading Dealing with Death
Happy Thanksgiving all! Let's remember all of those nurses that are hard at work today! This year, those of us that were working on our unit had set up a potluck long in advance and will be having a wonderful feast! Dividing up all that work allowed for everyone to contribute and for there to … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!