In my long life, I’ve witnessed several major technological revolutions. In my early music years of the early 1960’s, all musical instruments were acoustic. Then in the late sixties, Jimi Hendrix led the way to an electric guitar revolution, and music was changed forever. The Hammond B3 organ was an electrified companion to the electric guitar and[…]
Below are some photos I took at the Yemeni Museum in my recent visit to Rehovot, Israel. I was lucky enough to have a guided museum tour conducted by an Israeli man of Yemeni extraction. Jews from Yemen started to immigrate to Israel as early as the 1880’s. Yemeni Jews are part of the Jewish[…]
The 2018 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Conference, which took place this year in Denver, Colorado, was the largest healthcare conference in the world with 10,000 nurses.
Attaining the age of seventy is a once-in-a-lifetime milestone, deserving the revelation of (hopefully) wise realizations not possible for the young of limited age and experience. The fact is, that I don’t feel so old, though it’s questionable whether seventy still qualifies as “middle age.” Middle of what? It would clearly be middle aged if[…]
There are positives and negatives about India. While the same statement can be made about any country, in my experience India is extreme in practically every aspect. I’ll start with the negatives. Indian traffic is challenging. I would never personally choose to drive here. I prefer riding in the back seat whenever possible, just for[…]
2018 marks the sixth conference in Jordan of the Middle East Nurses United in Human Caring. The conference was started by nursing pioneer Dr. Jean Watson, together with nurses from Israel and Palestine. Jean, who holds now 12 honorary international doctorates based on her Caritas Nursing Theory, believes that nurses of all nationalities share the[…]
Norway has more nude statues that any place I’ve ever visited. This is, in large part, due to the life work of Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. For the last twenty years of his life (he died in 1943), Vigeland worked in an Oslo park, creating 212 sculptures (of his life’s output of over 800 sculptures) which were[…]