Some random e-mail things to share
My friend Arnie left these two comments on some of my blogs and both cracked me up.
“A woman with no arms lived in the neighborhood where I raised my kids.
It was fascinating to watch her light cigarettes with her feet at the
I love her advice: “Try not to be a dead person.” Come to think of it,
that’s pretty good advice for everyday living, not just emergency
Cheryl left the following validating (and scary, lol) comment on my rant on how uncomfortable the backboard was.
“backboards are *incredibly* uncomfortable- a lesson well learned in
lifeguard training. The other lesson from lifeguarding was what you
found out- that the emergency personnel may not know exactly what they
are doing 100% of the time, which could definitely kill you. scary.”
Karen, please strive to keep that passion and compassion you have for your
profession. Remember the simplest gestures are what are remembered. I never
forgot the nurse who fed me a bagel from the nurses station or the aid who
sang to me.
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