Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Articles of Interest

The recently ailing Christian Sinclair of Pallimed pays an "office visit" to his inner Dr. Sinclair in his post, "Sometimes Being Sick Helps".

Australian nurse, Peter McCartney, asks the question "Do Nurses Make The Worst Patients?". Personally, I've found the vast majority of nurses to be excellent patients, but Peter has thrown my opinion off a bit.

Jessica Knapp of The Good Death discusses the recent death of a six year old boy at a monster truck rally in Tacoma. Sadly, the websites for area newspapers have sparked some comments that could only be produced under the anonymity of the internet.

Naturally, the Mencken quote at the beginning of this post immediately caught my eye..."A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin."
Tricia, of Papercages, packs a punch as she defends her right to be inspired by our new President.

My dear, blog-buddy, Buck Bannister (yeah, that's alliteration) exposes the shameful state of emergency, next-of-kin notification for LGBT spouses. Of course, the ramifications of this go far beyond not being notified if your spouse is in an accident. Please check out his excellent blog, Southeast to Southwest.


Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for the shout. I appreciate it. ~ tricia

Jessica Knapp said...

Thanks for the mention!

I read Dr. Sinclair's post on your recommendation. So interesting. Thanks for the tip.