Author Archives: fredhead

It Slitters

It happened when I was about 9 years old . it was a warm summer day and I was walking down the lane toward town to meet one of my friends. I was feeling great! Walking along looking all around … Continue reading

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Camping Out Scare

At 9 years of age I was daring and would do most anything. My buddies were talking about camping. We were actually going to sleep in the old shed my friends and I has called a fort. After getting my … Continue reading

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Aunt Rose

This year I going to spend my summer vacation at my Aunt Roses in Bristol New Hampshire. Bristol is a small town but to get to Aunt Rose’s home, I had to go down past the Mica factory, continue on … Continue reading

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Conversation with a dying patient

I was working on the evening shift on a Medicare unit after receiving the day shift report with nothing new was reported. I grabbed my report sheet with a list of patients on the unit. As I checked each room … Continue reading

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My First Time Flying to Germany

It was September 1977 and my sister from Germany ask that when we take our next vacation why not come to Germany. We discussed it and agreed to go if we could get our passports with in the next thirty … Continue reading

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Fats Domino singing ” I’m-walking-to-New-Orleans”

Every time I hear this song played I have a flash back to the very first time Bourbon Street in New Orleans was told to me. The very first words about the one place you have to go is to … Continue reading

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A Woderful Memory

I remember this one Saturday morning like it was yesterday. It was  early in the morning  I got up and quickly dressed I peered out  the window to find a mystic light fog.  It appeared as everything was covered with a … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

It happened to me in 1971 while in nursing training, The situation; my nursing instructor was informing me I had acted without her approval and I was doing someone’s assigned job. But what she said next had great impact on me and my … Continue reading

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The Edge Of Death

I thought that if I slipped back into the water I would drown. I was a young red headed boy that at ten years old I was invincible and no harm would come to me. My best friends Billy, Bobby, … Continue reading

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