Yesterday I really enjoyed talking with two valued friends and as always we were wandering round lots of topics. At one point I said I had been trying to understand economics, and I then accused The Federal Reserve of being more a private than a public institution, and then they were saying not so, and … More The Current Monetary System is Wrong
I was brought up not to “emote” if that is the right word. Then I learnt that feelings are good, but still have reservations about putting them out there. Stuff that! Hurray Hurray I am loving this wonderful world. May everyone the moon shines on have a better day today.* I am so lucky to … More Super Moon Tide
The Block island soccer season has begun. Friday, I rode the bike up to Heinz field to watch number 1 granddaughter and the rest of the BI Hurricanes play. They won. After the match, son invited me up for dinner. Tranquillity – on the way this balmy island has September grasses reaching for the sky, … More Tranquility and Impromptu Party
Originally posted on me, mine, and other bits:
I got very irate last week about our health system. This may not seem like news to the regular reader, but it sort of is. I was annoyed by whole new things I’d not noticed before. There’s always more to discover, new ways to be dumbfounded and…
If we feel powerless… How on earth must the refugees feel? This is from 38 degrees Their name is the angle at which snowflakes come together to form an avalanche. Together we can be unstoppable. Lets share their refugees welcome and how to help page – it is here. Yesterday I was on our beautiful … More If we feel powerless?
Hurray for Jane who has started up the ‘writers’ group again. 3 offerings from an hour yesterday evening. It reminds me to take time and make time as now that summer is over officially there are all sorts of things I said I would do. So here is the view I get every time I … More Take Time, Make Time
Originally posted on A Better NHS:
There was no shortage of self-confessed wounded healers at yesterday’s Wounded Healer conference. Professor Jill Maben, who gave the first keynote, confessed that she had to leave her first nursing post because of stress, and I met many doctors and nurses throughout the day who had their own personal…
Online petition signing doesn’t quite deal with it. As is obvious to readers I am often unsettled by the range of stuff I become aware of – all the gamut from transcendent joy and gratitude to rage (quite appropriate response to various news items) and despair (at others inappropriate responses ditto, in my opinion anyway). … More When unsettled, what helps?
Beach pictures on my facebook, so different, such contrast. Obviously I have not posted the heartrending ones, these are from here, from a turbulent tide day, family and friends are in all three, somewhere. Below are the words of someone who happens to be from Denmark. They mean as much to me, though I am … More Contrasts: Beach Pictures, what’s best?