The Rambling Writer on Veterans Day: Cadet Nurse Corps in WWII

On Veterans Day, as we honor all who have served in the military, let’s look at the seldom-mentioned contributions of nurse cadets during WWII. Because of a crisis shortage of qualified nurses during the World War II, a new program … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer: Halloween and Day of the Dead

Musings as the wheel of the year turns toward winter, and the veil thins between the living and the dead. Tomorrow is Halloween, All Hallow’s Eve, Samhain, on the cusp of the season when traditionally the veil between the worlds … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Island Easter

Join me for a celebration of Easter on my first trip through the Greek islands. NOTE: I’ll resume my Virtual Italy Vacation posts next week with the Vatican Museum. This week, I’m revisiting memories of my first backpacking trip around … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence Quarantine Diaries Episode 21: Thank you for the music…

There’s been a New Year’s Day tradition in my family ever since I was a little girl. We’d gather around the TV on January 1 to watch the Vienna Philharmonic give the Neujahrskonzert, the New Year Concert, a joyous thing … Continue reading

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Artist in Residence Quarantine Diaries Episode 20: The Day Before the Day Before Christmas…

Oh, my friends. Time for a recap of this year that has lasted a decade. I sincerely hope we are heading towards a dawn because the darkness has been wearying in teh extreme. I don’t know about all y’all but … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer on Veterans Day: Cadet Nurse Corps in WWII

On Veterans Day, as we honor all who have served in the military, let’s look at the seldom-mentioned contributions of nurse cadets during WWII. Because of a crisis shortage of qualified nurses during the World War II, a new program … Continue reading

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