Category Archives: Amazing

The aftermath of the plane crash in Bellevue

Last Monday afternoon, a small plane crashed less than a half-mile from my house in the Nashville suburb of Bellevue.  That’s my traditional news lede.  But I wasn’t a reporter on duty that day. I wasn’t waiting to rush out, … Continue reading

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RIP, Betty Ford

Betty Ford, wife of former President Gerald Ford died yesterday in Rancho Mirage, California, where she and her late husband lived for many years after he left office. May she rest in peace. Betty Ford was a remarkable woman. At … Continue reading

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The TV’s working again

Remember my little grumpy post last night about how we can’t watch any TV until a repairman can come next weekend? Apparently, the universe took pity on me. Just on a whim, my husband clicked on the television last night … Continue reading

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I’m not a runner, but I play one on TV

I ran a 5 K yesterday, just to see if I could. I can. And I did. Without even stopping. Not bad, huh? I’m not a runner by nature. I’ve dabbled in it, but I’m really not a runner. Some … Continue reading

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Looking for more about the flood?

Want to read an especially thoughtful and heartfelt post about the flood’s effect on real people here in Nashville? How silly of me to ask. Of course you do. Check out this post by Lindsay Ferrier on her blog Suburban … Continue reading

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Writing about the flood

I got the chance to write an article this week that was especially meaningful to me. My editor at NurseZone asked me to write a story about nurses responding to help people during the flood (you know, the flood of … Continue reading

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After the flood: moving forward

Flood relief efforts are continuing here in Nashville. Country stars and Nashvillians Tim McGraw and Faith Hill announced today that they’re organizing a huge relief concert down at the Bridgestone Arena in June. Teams of volunteers head out with gloves, … Continue reading

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