Irish for the Weekend

I celebrated St Patrick’s Day for the first time in my life this year. With my Irish-American best friend. In Boston. Among the nation’s proudest Irishmen and women. Oh, and Conor McGregor was there too. Not bad for my first time. The idea first came to light when weekend plans for a get-as-far-away-from-work-as-possible trip to… Continue reading Irish for the Weekend

Rite of Passage

Tomorrow marks two years since I’ve been working as a registered nurse. It’s an odd sort of anniversary to acknowledge. Sometimes I reflect on how much I’ve changed since I sat down in that interview as a fresh-faced new grad. Two years of pill crushing, IV pushing, wound packing, catheter inserting, blood transfusing, tube feed… Continue reading Rite of Passage


Sunglass wearing brunette. Nurse by night. Dreamer by day. Firm believer in east coast, best coast motto. A little bit country and a little bit rock n' roll. Classic lit fanatic. Travel aficionado. Animal lover. Wine enthusiast. Chocoholic. Honorary graduate of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Enchante mes amis.