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About drewster55

This blog will not give you a shiny, full head of hair, but it will provide a glimpse into the mind of a 40-something male who has a penchant for family life, science, nursing, education, coffee, and pop culture.

Inadvertant Sabbatical

Due to the intensity of a new job position, I have temporarily suspended my writing pursuits. When things settle, I will return. Thank you for your blog reading patronage. -The Management

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RevMedx’s XStat Sponges Seal Gunshot Wound In Just 15 Seconds

This is cool.

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Exercise #942

Blend the following six words into a piece 50 or fewer words. For an added challenge, try using the words in the order that they happen: peek, prod, plummet, prance, pose, promise Peek-a-boo backless hospital gowns Offer little defense from … Continue reading

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Days Of Old

A legend as old as time itself, So the story goes. A noble prince waged war against the most dark and vile of foes. Deep in the forest primeval near the ancient spring. Lived the fiercest dragon that e’er took … Continue reading

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One Year After the Sandy Hook Shooting, A Mother Remembers Her Daughter

On December 14th, 2012 I went up (as usual) to the bus stop with my three beautiful little girls in the back of our van.  I remember vividly pulling up to the corner of the road and being welcomed to…

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[POEM CHALLENGE] Animate the Inanimate

Originally posted on Virginia the Viruliferous:
The other day, you all saw the product of a very clever and stimulating poetry challenge presented to me by my new follower, Drewster, on my Make Me Your Pawn request page. Today I…

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10 People I’d Like To Have Coffee With

10) Steve Martin – Author, Comedian, Actor – His book Cruel Shoes will be talked about for years. 9)  Martin Gore – member of Depeche Mode, wrote most of the music for them 8 ) Adriana Lima – supermodel and keeper … Continue reading

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