How I found it and why I never let it go

My first experience with writing was in elementary school. I am guessing there were writing tasks assigned in class, but most of my work happened after class. My best friend, Hermine, and I, in spite of spending every single…


American Culture & Death

As I wrote the title of this article, I had a few wandering thoughts. Does it mean our whole American Culture? Does it relate that culture to death? The death of the culture? Or some other kind of death? I guess that could be why I’ve…


The past year, well, almost a year, has been filled with uncertainty, change,and a healthy dose of overwhelm. Between the news stories of people rioting over police brutality and Covid lockdowns, some days I feel like the world will never be the same. Everyone seems extra anxious, irritable and opinionated.


I remember the moment I thought to myself, “Oh, no. This virus is different. I might actually be a little scared.”

I am not scared of much. There are moments when I feel fear, like when a person gives me the heeby jeebies, but they are short-lived. I remember a…


Cairns, Queensland Australia

Located on the North Eastern Coast, Cairns is known as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, which is why we chose it as our first destination. …


Our trip to Australia / New Zealand has been a little over a year in the making. We planned most of the details over dinners together, each of us researching different aspects of the adventure. …


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The Path to Nourishment

Have you ever wanted to unplug from your devices, be outside, enjoy the fresh air and learn to be quiet? The first one, unplug, is pretty scary for most people, and it’s possible you said a resounding “NO!” …


Entertainment News

The winner of Big Brother 21 was crowned, and he was completely shocked to learn that some of the things he said and did in the house were seen as aggressive, racist or both.

  • When people watch you 24/7, listen to your every word, watch your every facial…


What the Comedy of the Day Taught Me About Myself

Today I went to see another movie with my Premium Movie Pass! I promised myself it would be a comedy, so I went to see Good Boys. I saw the trailer before it came out and it looked funny, but…


Have you ever browsed around Quora and read some of the things people ask? It’s pretty fascinating, really, but yesterday I read a question that infuriated me to the point that I couldn’t even compose a thought to respond.

Someone asked if night shift nurses “watch people sleep all night.”…

Jennifer Oliver

RN by trade, writer by passion, I like to consider all angles of a problem and find solutions.

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