Category Archives: Daily Prompt

Thwarted Lies

Back when I was a neophyte veterinarian, I had a very strange phone call late one afternoon at the clinic. A woman called who was not a client and who asked to please speak to the vet, that she had … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Microorganisms

This post is in response to the WordPress daily prompt: Micro Today’s prompt immediately took me back in my memories to microbiology class in college. I greatly looked forward to this course until the professor during the first week of … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory- Patience

Always be humble and gentle.  Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.  Make every effort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit, binding yourselves together with peace.  Ephesians 4:2-3 In response to … Continue reading

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Gorillas Sure Can be Noisy

Back in my younger days, I was employed at a veterinary clinic which kept long hours.  We were open from 7 am until 10 pm. I was the night shift veterinarian and this night owl loved working those hours. We … Continue reading

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Why I Despise Calling Doctor’s Offices

I don’t know if it’s just me, but it seems that dealing with the medical profession is so much more frustrating now than it used to be. I feel I’m constantly trying to jump through hoops to accomplish anything– to … Continue reading

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Continuing Education… It’s a Good Thing!

This past Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, I attended the annual Music City Veterinary Conference sponsored by the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association.  It was my fourth straight year to attend and congregate with other veterinarians as we seek to further our … Continue reading

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Stifle Yourself/Stifle Joint

Remember how Archie Bunker was always telling Edith to stifle herself? Poor Edith. Also did you know the knee-joint in a horse or other quadruped is called a stifle joint?  It’s the joint between the femur (thigh bone) and tibia … Continue reading

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Tardiness Lessons

This post is in response to the WordPress daily one-word prompt:  Tardy My husband attended a private Christian College where he was required to take Bible courses and attend chapel. I remember him telling me about one of his Bible … Continue reading

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When Having Candid Conversations With Your Kids About Sex Isn’t Always Easy

This post is in response to the WordPress daily one-word prompt: Candid Warning: This is a candid post that contains some sexual content! I always say my kids lost their sweet innocence of childhood when they went to Middle School. … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Shock

Today’s WordPress daily prompt: Shock So many things came to mind upon seeing the daily word prompt for today. Shock. As a veterinarian, I’ve seen lots of shock and all its many forms. There was the traumatic shock from hit … Continue reading

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