Tag Archives: perspective

FMM 1 18 19 Slow as Molasses

“Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective, and maybe objectivity.” ~ Robert Morgan. I have nothing but fond memories of my days as a student nurse.  In the traditional way, student nurses spent most of their time on the wards, having a work schedule just like any other employee.  In fact, before I had been […]

FMM 7 1 16 Look both ways!

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”~Theodore Roosevelt. Things and times have changed.  When I was no more than 7 years old, I was entrusted with an awesome responsibility: I had to travel home from school unsupervised.  This was in Manchester, a busy city in England.  Once a […]

FMM 1 30 15 The Writer in Me

“Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white hot, on paper”~Ray Bradbury.   The other day I heard Oprah say something that clicked.  For those who don’t know, Oprah did not have the picture perfect upbringing surrounded by a loving supportive family.  Her childhood included molestation and rape, and a teenage pregnancy.  […]

FMM 8 29 14 Satisfy your Soul

”It is the marriage of the soul with nature that makes the intellect fruitful and gives birth to the imagination.”~Henry James Thoreau   Jamaicans have a way with words.  One of their favorite adjectives is ‘nuff’.  And though it sounds as if it derives from the word ‘enough’, it is used to denote more than […]

FMM 6 27 14 S T R E T C H!

S t r e t c h “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.  I recently decided to join a group of friends on facebook who are committed to being healthy.  Team Be Fit Don’t Quit post photos of their workouts, […]