Remembering Derek Shepard, MD, AKA, McDreamy

When a patient flat lines on an OR Table, it’s a depressing thing for those trying to save him and pain for the patient’s family. It was quite another when Dr. Derek Shepherd, aka McDreamy, was sent to the morgue on Grey’s Anatomy. Millions of people mourned his passing after he was killed on the ABC drama.

CALL THE MIDWIFE calls to my heart

CALL THE MIDWIFE calls to my heart and is one of my all time favorite shows and books. Maybe it’s because the story takes place during an era of renewal after a war that affected people world-wide. Maybe it’s because Jennifer Worth’s memoir of East End London in the 1950s is a warm and endearing story about an RN. Maybe it’s the highs and lows of midwife life in the Docklands of the East End in London. There were three books about Jennifer Worth’s experiences as a midwife. They are humorous, sad, and thought provoking and you won’t forget them.

A Quick Trip To The River Walk in San Antonio

San Antonio is a southwestern city in Texas. If you’ve watched the TV program THE BRIDGE you know it’s a city with some of the same problems many border cities have- drug smuggling and illegal aliens. But it’s also one of the most visited for vacations in Texas. If you look at some of the pictures of the River Walk they may remind you of a city on another continent. The difference, of course, is that there’s just one river and the hotels and businesses are newer. But one can dream for a view minutes and imagine being in a gondola.