The Magic ER Tree…A True Story

The Security Doors Fling Open and We Swoosh Inside. White glaring lights illuminate the scene of constant movement. The Pediatric ER.  Yes.  We are here again. 10:00 PM…22:00 in Hospital Time.  A Tuesday. Perhaps a Stomach Bug.  But Perhaps Something More.  No Fever.  Good.  Nausea with Belly Pain.  Yes. Vitals.  Monitor Hook Ups.  The Sliding […]

Doors and Windows

Back in the Fishbowl. Pain leads you here. Looking out of Windows. Waiting for All Clear. Lives on Hold Again. More Tests to be Done. Sleeping in Work Clothes. Early Rise to see the Sun. Doors here open with Security Tags. Young Patients ride quickly through. Parents hold Tight to Each Other. In a World they […]

A World Unto Itself

The World of Hospitals. This Family has Never Experienced the World of Hospitals. Until Now. It is Quite Fascinating.  Such Protocol.  Unique Lingo.  Different Behaviors. And the 7:00 Hours.  Morning and Evening. At 7:00 the Entire Complex Begins to Move. Shifts Change.  Teams Morph One into the Next. Day to Night. Night to Day.  Over and […]