Since Last We Spoke, 8-19-19

I’m home with the girlchild this week for her last few days before she starts college. She’ll move in this weekend and I’m off to Hawaii for work (and as of right now, I’m on the road every week until Halloween, although that could change). Certainly a pretty magical time.

Much of this weekend was consumed with reading one thing: the phenomenal 1619 Project published by the New York Times. If you can’t get past the paywall, you can find a pdf of the whole thing over at the Pulitzer Center where they have created a curriculum for teachers. It is worth every minute of your time, especially if you yourself are a medical/nursing educator. Check out also Random House’s 1619 Book List, which features some great titles, old and new.

The other thing I leave you with if you haven’t yet seen it is this video clip from Anderson Cooper’s interview with Stephen Colbert in which they discuss grief. It is one of the most powerful and lovely exchanges on the subject:


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