"I carry a lot of stuff around as a nurse, so I've been through three messenger bags before finding the right one for me. So,yeah, I'm in a field dominated by females and I carry a man-purse; works for me."
"Only by knowing that the American colonies had no such state religion. Misguided Puritans attempted to suppress other sects, resulting in moves like that to Rhode Island for religious freedom. Sadly our Puritan forbears set out to do what they…"
"Aside from who wins or loses politically, talk about the overall decency to take care of those who really need help. I have a great insurance policy provided my employer, my costs are fairly low. But when I receive the statement for a service,…"
"For J.A.Hamlin, found the truth of this when I began my nursing career. Think about inserting a sharp object into another person's arm while they squirm, jerk, yell, and question your legitimacy. Placing an IV was initially a source of some…"
"Let's add John D. McDonald; Travis McGee is as fine a character as ever hit the page. For more classical work, Dashiell Hammet and Raymond Chandler are very fine reads for a well-rounded man. And for goodness sake, try on some Shakespeare - you…"
"If you are trying to stop a "it makes me feel good" cycle that you feel is unhealthy/unwanted, then simply find what you are trying to smooth over or compensate for. Go back and take care of that.
Your appetite for the alternate…"
"standing back at the end of a long hard project and thinking "I built that".
Seeing my children come running as I pull in the drive at the end of a workday.
seeing my wife's eyes light up as I come in the front door.
"I find that having a supply of really good food to cook over the fire - salmon steaks are my favorite - and plenty of wine helps. You may want to take baby steps by going to a state park that has cabins you can rent. Once you graduate to tent…"