Friday, December 20, 2013

Celebrating Survival, Express Yourself, and Rafflecopter

Today I'm celebrating the small stuff: survival.
For some reason I knew all along I would be the one to officially close my unit. And I was. And somehow I survived it.
For those of you who don't know, I am a psychiatric nurse, and I just found out the unit I've worked at for the last five years was closing. At 0401, early Thursday morning, I helped our last patient up onto a gurney and watched as he was wheeled away. Someone else will be taking care of him now, of all of them.
Change is a very hard pill to swallow.

On a much lighter note, the question for this week is: When you attend a get-together what dish are you likely to bring to share? For me this is always different, because I tend to cook seasonally, aka: from the garden. But there are a few staples I tend to fall back on: My sweet and sour cream cheese pepper dip, and my horrible for you potato casserole. You don't want to know what's in that one, trust me.

What are you celebrating this week? What is your staple food to bring to parties?

Also, today is the last day for the rafflecopter give-away. I will be announcing the winner tomorrow. Have a great weekend everyone!

Also, I participated in Milo Fowler's book giveaway. And the winners are: Katie Cross, Linda Dickinson, Carole Avila, and Jason Reyes

Congratulations! I will be emailing your kindle book copy of The Newstead Project to all of you sometime over this weekend.