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Comment on: The resilience of optimism - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/15/2014 09:04:24 EDT
Thank you Kevin. You weaved together a beautifully written piece with a message we often forget in the rush of our hectic lives.
Comment on: âPermanentâ custody of Justina Pelletier awarded to state of Massachusetts - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/26/2014 07:17:57 EDT
No, we do not know all the facts. But Tuft's did NOT "turf" the case to Children's. Children's chose a diagnosis contrary to the one at Tuft's (Mitochondrial disease) and did not want to be second- more »
Comment on: Bostonâs new mayor making important links - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/07/2014 11:00:19 EST
Nice column Kevin. Humility does appear to be a waning personality trait. We should all be so lucky to grow up in families that ground us and keep our egos in check. Best wishes to Mayor Marty!
Comment on: A bus ride leads to a dream fulfilled for Dorchester brothers - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/18/2013 06:07:20 EST
George and Johnny - you are both inspirational!!! BB - Thank you for writing the original article, terrific twitter follow-up and for taking the time to care and support these young men!
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Posted 12/15/2013 12:20:59 EST
Your assumption in point #3 is that Children's Hospital is always making correct medical judgements. As parents of a child previously hospitalized at that institution (and medically educated M.D. an more »
Comment on: A psychiatric patientâs worth, in Medicare code - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/03/2013 10:19:38 EDT
Yes, multiple issues to focus upon in this short piece. In a medical utopia, there would always be additional time to finish all the recording and "counting" at the end of every visit. The patient ha more »
Comment on: Prouty Garden at Boston Childrenâs Hospital, a haven for the ill and their families, may soon be no more - Boston.com
Posted 08/02/2013 11:15:04 EDT
I am heartsick to hear that the beatiful oasis of Prouty Garden will soon no longer exist. In the 1980's, working as a nurse at Children's, I made a point to grab a quick lunch outside and spend a f more »
Comment on: Hobbled waitresses fight back against casino - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/28/2013 11:42:01 EDT
No one should be forced to wear foot-damaging heels for any type of employment. The young twentysomethings wearing them now are headed for surgery, hammertoes and bunions in the future. Harry & Pva more »
Comment on: Cardinal Sean P. OâMalley bans dissident Austrian priest from speaking at Catholic parish in Dedham - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/26/2013 11:47:55 EDT
The Jewish faith appears to accommodate an array of differences within its' community (orthodox, conservative, reform, etc.). While liberal Catholics can use the label "cafeteria", why not formalize more »
Comment on: Once a hitman, always a hitman - Boston.com
Posted 06/18/2013 06:12:51 EDT
Questions to ponder...... So, after a long career of killing people, "Johnny" walks after a mere 12 years? Who are the people responsible for THAT gift? Would our hard-earned tax dollars be goin more »
Comment on: Frustration, boredom, and courage: A day in the life of the longterm unemployed - Boston.com
Posted 06/17/2013 06:25:28 EDT
As noted in the article, Mr. Ahlfeld is working for his town personnel board and running the support group. He certainly is not inactive. Perhaps he can't afford courses right now, as money is tigh more »
Comment on: Amid death and anguish of bombing, a gift of life - Boston.com
Posted 06/16/2013 10:11:37 EDT
Tears of joy today for you both and thanks so much for sharing your wonderful news. I hope Eric will look you up a year from now and post a lovely picture of the Reinsch-Williams Family. Best Wishe more »
Comment on: Author of âMartha Speaksâ children's books sues WGBH for slice of donations - Boston.com
Posted 06/06/2013 11:26:07 EDT
As a donor to WGBH, I wish they would make a just & ethical decision in this case, & hope that it's settled out of court as the downfall and greed-centric notoriety will do them no good in future sol more »
Comment on: Beth Israel Deaconess trauma nurses treated bombing suspect like any other patient â almost - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/20/2013 10:38:51 EDT
Dear BIDM Trauma Nurses - Please don't ever doubt that treating your patient to the best of your capabilities exemplifies who you are in your profession. We, the vast majority of the public, know y more »
Comment on: Boston Childrenâs Hospital doctor barred for âspiritual diagnosisâ - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/11/2013 12:03:41 EDT
NANDA (North American Nursing Diagnosis Assoc.) has a few spiritual diagnoses: Spiritual Distress and Spiritual well being, enhanced potential for. While this doc appears to have gone outside the more »
Comment on: Cardinal OâMalley says heâll boycott Boston College graduation - Boston.com
Posted 05/11/2013 12:13:45 EDT
There are no shades of grey in the Catholic hierarchy's view on abortion, but they can certainly muddle their colors when it suits them.
Comment on: Sean Collierâs family share their stories - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/23/2013 11:45:41 EDT
Thank you for writing so eloquently about Sean Collier, an inspiration for us all. Sean's warmth, grace and huge generous spirit will not be forgotten.
Comment on: Developers Paul Bernon and Sam Slater make a name for themselves in the film industry - Boston.com
Posted 04/06/2013 09:52:53 EDT
Paul & Sam - How about trying to get Plymouth Rock Studios (or similar Mass based major film studio) off the ground? Now that would have a reall economic impact for the area!
Comment on: Conservative Kansas district cheers its congressman for being âthorn in the sideâ - Boston.com
Posted 04/04/2013 10:09:57 EDT
Very true Stephen-B. I find these political differences within my own family, - and it's not necessarily a division of conservative and liberal opinions along generational or educational lines eithe more »
Comment on: Boston College threatens discipline against students who are distributing condoms - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/27/2013 10:55:38 EDT
BC is not handing out the condoms, nor are they paying for thier distribution. The students are doing so of their own volition, not making a profit and not doing anything illegal. Maybe it would be more »