Monthly Archives: August 2018

It’s time to acknowledge the epidemic of pharmacist burnout

Originally posted on drugopinions:
I realized I was suffering from a burnout after I have snapped at my patient. This occurred after I have already worked an 8-hour shift in a fast pace specialty pharmacy, processing orders that were needed for…

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Carrot Ranch: a 99-word Flash Fiction

Elgin: A Cross-county Rival In the early sixties, it became common for smaller schools to consolidate into larger schools. My county was no different with several schools opting to consolidate. Not my school, however; our district chose otherwise! Elgin became … Continue reading

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Enigma Variations

Originally posted on From the Keyboards:
Photo by Nadxiee Lii on Pexels.com A man walks down the street. He’s wearing sneakers. White sneakers. Well, they used to be white, now they’re…gray…ish, and old. Because he’s checking his phone, he doesn’t…

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The Journey of a Thousand Miles (July)

…begins with a single step. In July, this pedometer geek logged 328,088 steps on the Fitbit. This may be the highest single month total since I first began keeping track on spreadsheets (although I will admit that I didn’t check). … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Flash Fiction 8/11/2018

Lone Ranger Going crazy, our cat saw something in the dark that she felt shouldn’t be in her territory. At first, I couldn’t see anything, but her night vision is better. But then I noticed the glint of dark eyes … Continue reading

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BP: A Sense of Place: The Shore

The Haiku Foundation started a new weekly column called A Sense of Place in July. It was to take poets back to their roots of haiku writing by concentrating on the senses. Kathy J. Munro chooses the haiku based on … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch…A Yellow Tent

For All In Tents and Purposes (A Carrot Ranch 99-word Flash Fiction) The truck pulled up and parked on the side of the road. The two men climbed out of the truck. Arrayed in green shirts, khaki pants, boots, and … Continue reading

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