Kimberlain O'Driscoll, MBA, M.Ed
My stories come in the form of vivid dreams. The challenge is putting them to words. I'm medically a retired navy veteran and nurse, world traveler, artist, lecturer, and past journal reviewer with 5 ferrets who keep me very entertained
Thorn of the Rose Ch. 5
The tent flap was pulled back letting in the morning sunlight. Ram’L used her hand to shield her eyes. She could make out the dark form of someone stepping inside. Whoever it was didn’t announce their presence and stood there silently. When Ram’L’s vision adjusted, she saw a hooded figure in the tent entryway.
I no longer work. I have become ill and am now permanently disabled. This happens a lot with nurses. That’s what I was, a nurse. I worked in the field for almost 40 years. Nurses are in the position to change the world one person at a time. And on occasion, if we are lucky the patients that we are blessed to work with change us as well. I can cite many examples, but one situation will always stand out.