Monthly Archives: October 2010

Things I’m Loving These Days

1.  My Bible – Right now I am doing a self-study of the book of Proverbs.  Even though I am moving very slowly, I am really enjoying it.    2.  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society –   This was on my … Continue reading

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Recipe for Fruit Salad

This fruit salad is very easy and quick to make and is always a hit with my family.  The only thing I do a little differently from the recipe is add a few more cherries (as we all know there … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

What’s your favorite Halloween memory?  My favorite Halloween memory is of my dad carving a jack-o-lantern every year on the night before Halloween.  My mother always lit it on Halloween night and put it either on the marble-top table in … Continue reading

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Strike Up The Band!

  I was a band jock back in high school.  I think the term now is “band geek” or “band nerd,” but back in the ’70s we were “band jocks.”  I started playing the trumpet in the 5th grade and instantaneously, I was hooked.  … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

On February 24, 2010 vaccine experts voted that everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine each year starting with the 2010-2011 influenza season. CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted for “universal” flu vaccination in the … Continue reading

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A Most Memorable First Patient- Part 2

As you learned in Part 1, it’s my senior year in veterinary school (my clinical rotation year) and it’s my very first time to receive clients.  I have just discovered that my first patient is of all things, a fish.  A trout.  I scanned through … Continue reading

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A Most Memorable First Patient- Part 1

I went to veterinary school back in the ’80s.  Getting into veterinary school was very competitive, and staying in was challenging.  It was intensely demanding to say the least.  Nothing I studied was any more difficult than the subjects I had taken in my … Continue reading

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