I got home a little earlier than expected last week, so I had a more relaxing weekend than planned. The girlchild came home from college, which was divine, and while Sasha worked all weekend, it was from home, also not planned. So all in all, an improvement on what I thought the weekend would initially be. Plus I was very pleased at your feedback about virtual journal club, so we are going to give it a go–Option #1 (a weekly series of facilitated questions on the site with a wrap-up digest available at the end). Come back tomorrow for the announcement of the article and a few details on how we will proceed.
I am off to New Hampshire to talk about my favorite topic (testimony, of course) with what I have been told is a fantastic crew of nurses (looking forward to meeting everyone!). But before I leave, here’s what caught my eye since last we spoke:
I do believe I spy one of our own in this article on exonerations
Is domestic violence in the military getting the attention it deserves?
Somewhat related: nurses not “staying in our lane” (spoiler: it is our lane)
This lovely, but difficult essay about stillbirth
If you haven’t read this amazing profile on Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness, please do
I do love a good booklist
And finally, standup that rings pretty true:
This by @JenaFriedman is so good…— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) September 20, 2019
“Women we don’t watch true crime, we study it to make sure we don’t end up on it.”
“True crime is also feminist, it’s the only time the industry will take a chance on an unknown female lead.” pic.twitter.com/6z2PpvvJub
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