Author Archives: Ninjanurse

Hillary, abortion and The Illuminati

Planned Parenthood on Point Street in Providence, RI has weathered many anti-abortion protests. This April 23rd #ProtestPP organized nationwide actions and a diverse group of Rhode Islanders came out to counter-protest. Demonstrators pro and anti lined the sidewalks. I chose … Continue reading

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Conversation about Election

My friend likes Bernie.

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We Shall Overcome Abortion

It’s not unusual to see grisly signs and picketers outside the clinic. This Saturday, October 10th, The Diocese of Providence and Rhode Island Right to Life sponsored a demonstration in conjunction with a national campaign to defund Planned Parenthood. ‘Pro-life’ … Continue reading

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A Curse for Chrissie Hynde

Hi Chrissie, You don’t know me, but your voice gave me power and comfort in hard times. ‘Mystery Achievement’ was the theme of every escape plan from a sh-t job I made through a succession of terrible, low-paid purgatories I … Continue reading

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From Pentecostal to Pagan With Some Side Trips

Testifying of the journey from doubt to true faith, is a tradition in many churches. But we Unitarians are contrary- we walk away from certainty and respect doubt. We come to Unitarianism not for unchanging doctrine, but for fellowship as … Continue reading

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Crazy for the Gun

Although I am not a psych nurse, being more comfortable with diabetes than delusions, all nurses see mental illness up close and personal. Mental illness is neither uncommon nor separate from physical illness. People with conditions like schizophrenia are not … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, May 14, 2015

Today I arrive at age 60. Feels kind of strange, like too many lives behind me. It’s always been one day at a time but that feels more real now.

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, April 21, 2015

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, April 8, 2015

Wake up, Providence, it’s a sunny day. At least part of the day.

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Joy and Grief

People in my circle of friends are celebrating births, 4 babies in a week. Yesterday a little girl was run over by a bus- one awful moment of everything going wrong. I drive up Smith St. every day to go … Continue reading

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