Tag Archives: siblings

FMM 11 10 17 Blind Spots

“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” ~ Aldous Huxley. My brother was the only boy in our family, he was born after three girls.  I was told that my purpose in life (I came after him) was to prevent him from being […]

FMM 5 31 13 Challenge your Assumptions

“…I am not what you supposed, but far different…” ~ Walt Whitman I was quite surprised when I learned that the poet Walt Whitman was a nurse. During the Civil War he bandaged the wounded and held the hands of the dying. It was a time when it was deemed to be inappropriate for women […]