Ever wonder what exactly makes up a lady? All ladies are women, but not all women are ladies. Here are 20 ways to see if she is a lady.
I am a diploma prepared Registered Nurse. People often ask what is a diploma and how does it differ from a Bachelor's or Associate Degree. I'll explain the pros and cons and include a few stories.
My life with a schizophrenic. He was also diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), the new way to say multiple personalities. We were together 5 years.
Have you ever really thought about time and the games it plays with us? We label time as "yesterday," "last week," or "in a month from now," but the only time we actually have is now.
Where is the American Dream? I do not believe we have changed our values so much. Part of the problem is all the bad news. We need to remember we are all part of a whole.
Fleurtini is the perfect sound to listen to in front of the fireplace, snuggling and warm. Test out a little Sweet Tooth and see what I mean.
What is happening to America? What can we do to bring back our hope? Here are the stories of a few people who decided to fight on the side of hope and justice. People who believe that one person CAN make a difference....
Here are pictures of the best pussy tattoos I have found.
Life is a journey. In it we encounter many of the same problems we encounter driving...Road Blocks...Getting Lost...Accidents. Live your journey with peace.
It's time to wake up to the fact that we are each precious. We are each priceless. It is our uniqueness that gives us our value.
You know what everyone, I'm mad as hell. This world is going hell in a handbag and here we are just playing along as if every thing is going to be fine. Is there anyone out there who really believes in their hearts...
I believe we need to see each other. We need to acknowledge the presence of other people in this world. It is a simple skill and free to give. Sometimes it may make all the difference in someone's life.
Reality is not a fixed idea. You can change your reality. You can choose what you want your reality to be. Here are some ideas.
In times of deflation, America seems to find "heroes" in outlaws. Here is a look at the past heroes, or outlaws, and a look into why we glamorize these people.
Hi, my name is k@ri and I am a co-dependent. A little about my addiction to relationships and a poem on co-dependency.
Why is it that some people don't develop harmful habits and some people develop one, two or many. You may have seen it in your own children, one was impossible to get to stop sucking their thumb; the other never had...
Here are 18 truths and operating room (OR) nurse knows and understands. If your friend is an OR nurse, see if these fit her.
Lies can hurt more than just our feelings. They can hurt our good name and our careers. Read about my experience with a compulsive liar.
I love the blues. Here are 5 of my favorite blues artists. They all make you want to move.
I hated hot food growing up. Then I moved to New Mexico. In the operating room we had numerous pot lucks. Green chilies were in everything! Over time I came to love green chilies.
The American flag is the living representation of our country and as such demands a great deal of respect. Showing respect to our flag is the same as showing respect to our country. That is why displaying your flag...
Learn a little about the importance of listening. Listening well allows you to learn. It also makes you seem more attractive to others.
Farrah Fawcett was the beginning of big hair. Here is a little about her and some of the other big hair icons.
What do zombies, ghouls and clowns have in common? Seems as though it is more than I originally thought.
These are rules to remember in an Operating Room. These 5 short sayings will keep you out of trouble if you follow them.
Take a look at some cute and funny bugs...that don't make me itch when I look at them.
Back injuries are debilitating and restrictive. Whether acute or chronic, back pain causes distress and frustration to the person experiencing it. The ability to move freely is taken for granted by most people. ...
Zombies are taking over. Find out where the zombies are. You will be surprised to find out how many zombies are around.
Does your Mother-In-Law drive you crazy? This year use Mother's Day as a subtle revenge tool. Here are some perfect gifts for your imperfect Mother-In-Law. Who knows, they may even help her like you more.
What was your first kiss like?
In this article I review the signs and symptoms of diabetes. It is a brief and simplified version of what is happening in your body when you have diabetes mellitus.
Ever have a problem thinking of a good comment to leave? I often find I have this problem. HubPages is a prodigious community!
Here is a fabulous chicken recipe that has minimal prep time and is good enough for company. You probably already have the ingredients!
What we want out of life effects all our choices. Decide how you want to live and do not get distracted.
"You can be anything you want when you grow up." This is what is told to children in America everyday. Find out why my dream did not work out.
Every year Money Magazine picks the top 10 best places to live in America. Here is a quick synopsis of the last 10 years. The winners are rated on economic opportunity, good schools, safe streets, things to do and a...
New Mexico is full of wide open spaces and a sky so close you can touch it. New Mexico lives in a different time, a time ruled by siesta and trust. Find out what happens when a Yankee from the northeast moves there.
Some 82% of American own cell phones. Approximately 18 million cell phones are in use in the United States. 6 out of 10 people own a cell phone world wide. Find out why I choose to be part of the small minority that...
There are so many absolutely ridiculous laws still around in these United States of America. Here are a few that should make you laugh.
Stupid, funny and just plain dumb laws abound the the United States of America. Here is a sampling of the odd laws you can find.
Here is a story of a woman who married 23 times. How is that for perseverance in the quest for love! Should I look for love or stay behind my walls?
What happens when you are fired and too clueless to understand? Maybe good things?!
The Operating Room is not for everyone. But, if it is for you, you will love it! Learn a little about what the job entails and what to expect from the environment.
How much pizza is too much? Learn how much is within recommended daily allowances and how to make great pizza from home. Home made pizza guarantees no mistakes.
To have perseverance you must have spunk, drive and endurance. Perseverance can help you get through difficult times and make the best of your situation! Read these inspirational quotes on perseverance and get your...
I've taken Glucosamine and Chondroitin in the past and found they relieved my joint pain. Recently I was reminded of how well they work...
My friend from Puerto Rico gave me this recipe. This flan is fabulous and easy to make! This is a family recipe she learned from her Mother. There are only 4 ingredients, it is super easy!
Healthy eating can be delicious. This is an authentic greek salad recipe, and contains no lettuce. It is even better the second day.
I have been an operating room nurse for many years. It is a very challenging and very rewarding profession. Read these funny stories about how we let off stress in the OR!
Don't be offended. Although I'm a red head now, I am naturally a blonde, so I think I have the right. Have a laugh and add your favorite!
Find out how easy it is to make sprouts. Sprouts are an easy, inexpensive way to eat fresh vegetables when you don't have any space. Find out some quick and inexpensive ways to make sprouts.
Hope and Optimism can change your outlook on life and let you live to your fullest extent. What does it take?