I'm young at heart, but I have always been an old soul. As a child, my favorite people were my elderly paternal grandparents and people their age or older. So, it's no wonder, really, that I gravitated toward caring for dementia, geriatric, and hospice patients as a registered nurse. Death is sacred. Seeing someone take… Continue reading Why was caring for the dying so tough? (It’s not what you think!)
Quit My Job At the end of June 2016, I quit my job as registered nurse in a lovely hospice facility to move to Southeast Asia. Destination: Cambodia. One of my goals was to show my 13-year-son—who, as an only child, was becoming increasingly spoiled—how good he had it. That is, how we in the Western… Continue reading What am I doing in Southeast Asia?