Every year I look forward to Memorial Day. It’s a holiday when our nation celebrates the war dead as well as usher in the beginning of summer. For many Americans, it is a holiday to throw barbecues, go to blockbuster movies, prepare for graduations or hang out at […]
Monday Morning is bright, windy and cold and fall is here to stay. The sun hovers high over Salter’s Point Regional and the cold whistling wind tosses twigs, paper and pine needle shrubs all over the hospital parking lot. Doctor Micheal Louis speeds into the parking lot and […]
Later in the afternoon, around one-thirty, Jamie and Rachel head down to personnel. Neither one speaking to the other as they are too enamored with their own thoughts. Rachel flinches when a man’s voice booms out of a loud speaker overhead. His abrasive tone jerking her back to […]
Doctor James swaggers out of the nursing station and goes to Mosquito Bellamy’s room. Mosquito, perched on a stack of pillows on the bed, is reading a comic book when Doctor James darkens his doorway. He’s a peculiar looking fella, with a shiny bald head and wired frame […]
Its Monday, seven fifteen in the morning and it’s pouring down rain in Atlanta, Georgia. Late for work, I speed into the hospital parking lot and park my Juke Nissan. I glance at my watch. The social work staff meeting is scheduled to begin at seven-thirty and I […]
Elaine meets Greg on online and after a few dates, he invites her to his home to meet his family. His peculiar living conditions leave a lot to be desire.
Doctor Benny and Rachel settle in at the nursing station for the afternoon reviewing charts and making telephone calls. Suddenly, they hear a heated argument taking place in the dining room. They both stand to see what’s going on. “I don’t want that pink pill,” Harry said with […]