I confess! I’m Vicki, and I’m a foodie!

It’s after 3 a.m. on an early Saturday morning and my thermos of coffee is doing little to quiet the hunger pangs in my belly, so I figured this is a great time for a post of foods I’m craving right now. Well, you know; if you can’t beat ’em … 🙂 Yep! I’m a…

Partners in Patient Care

Partners: definition – “a person who shares or is associated with another in some action or endeavor.” It’s what I what I was taught that my role in patient care was when I became a nursing assistant. “Partners” is supposed to describe the goal of what a nurse and a nursing assistant should be focused…

Toothbrush: A tongue-to-cheek blurb

Ha! Wow! This has to be the most insane moment of my life; sitting here at my writing table trying hard to think of something interesting to write about a toothbrush. Perhaps I could write about the many different types of toothbrushes I’ve had over the years: soft, firm, electric. And the ones I would…

Armed for life

Standing at a safe distance, I watched this little woman, armed only with a napkin, fearlessly walk up close to a spider large enough to cover the center of an adult’s palm, and pick it off of her curtain. Seriously? Only two minutes before I, a woman who stands a full four inches taller, stood…

Lollipop: Lil Wayne style

via Daily Prompt: Lollipop National Lollipop Day! Oh yeah! I think I’ll treat myself! But doing it Lil Wayne-style conjures up images that seriously clash with my childhood/Halloween sweet treats of delicious flavors on a stick. Lil Wayne has his own version and prayerfully, I’ll never have to explain that version to my grandchildren. The…

Adult coloring: Vibrant creative energy

It’s 2 a.m. and with my patient’s soft snore, the hum of the refrigerator, and Flo Rida’s GDFR as background noise, I’m coloring. Coloring you say? Believe me, no one’s more surprised than I. There’s not one prediction in the world that would have ever convinced me that at the age of 55, my bifocals…