I Passed my Nursing Boards!!

by scottad on 09/19/2014

Ok… time to dust off this old website and get some stories posted.

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Just One More Month

by scottad on 04/3/2014

This blog/podcast has taken a huge backseat to my life. I have many ideas and stories that will be posted here starting again this year, but it will have to wait for at least another 68 days.

The reason?

I am in my last month of Nursing School and I am about to graduate! I will also be studying for my NCLEX boards, so I might not be active until after THAT, as well.

I will be posting again in about a month!

Sorry for the silence.


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No Gas And No Time – Ep 5

by scottad on 08/3/2013

Here is a re-broadcast of on of my favorite stories so far….

I was working in San Diego and I had only a few days on the job so far…. what could possibly go wrong?

Well, at least it wasn’t raining, right?

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The Story of Old St. Helens – Ep 21

by scottad on 06/26/2013

In this episode, I travel back to May of 1980.  There was a lot of talk in the classroom before the start of summer vacation.  On the news, there were reports of large earthquakes that were just North of our house.  They were coming from underneath Mount St. Helens… and it turns out that it might blow it’s top.  Our teachers told us about a man who lived near the mountain and claimed that the news media was wrong.  He was going to stay.  Then, on a bright Sunday morning, the skies went black and the country went quiet.  We watched the news coverage of a scary event… and ash rained down on my toys in the back yard.


I had a volcano erupting not far from me.  And I loved it.


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My Speech in 1987

by scottad on 06/12/2013



I know… where the hell have I been?  Well, I have been busy, ….so there.  This story is from my first year in Junior High School… the most awkward year in any person’s life.


Hope you enjoy it!

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What A Difference Having Supplies Can Make

by scottad on 09/17/2012


I really have no reason to complain considering that I have almost NO experience in nursing compared to other professionals, but there are times that I find things rather amusing.  In this episode, I talk about a very brief encounter that made me smile.


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Going To Have A Sick Fall – Ep. 17

by scottad on 09/12/2012


I am actually excited for the fall!  I had a very busy summer and only 10 real days of “vacation” to relax.  Hot Wife was able to get some work up in Alaska, so she took us with her and the rest of us got to have fun while she worked.  Not really the ideal vacation, but we were able to catch a TON of fish.

We also were lucky that we had wonderful weather up there.

Now we are preparing for winter… chopping wood, filling the pantry with food, and looking for sales on Caribbean cruises.

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Summer Repairs and My Bleeding Ears

by scottad on 07/28/2012


In this episode, I catch up on my very busy summer working on the Labor and Delivery floor and also the psych floor of the hospital.  I have been working over 30 credit hours this summer, and that can kind of eat up your time.


I am also going to reinstall a new OS on my main computer, so this may be the last update for a while again, anyway…


Stay cool.  Stay classy.


Summer Repairs


PS – Not sure why my audio play is not working… I will have to look into that soon.  Here is a direct download.

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Running Into The Hot Hot Heat of Summer – Ep. 16

by scottad on 05/24/2012


Sometimes it feels like I am falling behind.  There is just so much work to do with nursing school and summer stuff with the kids… it sometimes helps to go outside and just run.  The only problem is that it’s hot as hell now.  And I want to do what I can to keep from gaining weight gaining more weight.  Anyway, it’s Miller time.


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Say Sorry With A Song… or Two.. or Six

by scottad on 05/12/2012


I am so sorry!  I have decided to let you know how sorry I am by sharing some new awesome music that I have started to listen to.  Keep in mind: I listen to all sorts of music, so check the whole podcast out before you judge!  Lots of great music!  6 songs!


1. Sunday by Crocodiles

2. Neither Here Nor There by Lost In The Trees

3. The A Team by Ed Sheeran

4. Idea of Happiness by Van She

5. Gimme Twice by The Concept

6. Some Place by Nick Waterhouse



Very cool music!  And I am glad to be back in front of the microphone.  I really missed you all.  Also, I was drinking gin… so I get kinda sassy half-way through the podcast.


My apologies.




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What Did She Say? – Ep.14

by scottad on 04/16/2012
My Very Secret Journal

Episode 14


Sometimes when you go out on a date, some magical things will happen.  For us. it had nothing to do with the food or the Indian/SouthEast Asian atmosphere, but more of the crazy ass people you wind up sitting next to.  Also, I have 2 updated operating systems on my computer.

I will never try to attempt this again.

Well, at least not for a few more months.



Not Even Bufferin Can Save Me – Ep. 13

by scottad on 03/27/2012


I should have known better than to keep drinking that sludge.  WHERE IS MY GOD NOW??


This is going to hurt.


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Running To A New Tune – Ep. 12 (fixed!)

by scottad on 03/26/2012


In this episode, I share the songs that I have been listening to when I go for long runs… they put a spring in my step!  (Insert sad trombone) The weather has been great and I have been spending much more time outside and less in front of the computer.  As it should be, right?

If you are not as into running as I am, these tracks are also great to drive to when the weather is nice.  And if you like this kind of episode, I will do more of them!


EDIT:  This episode has an actual title and less-flawed audio! You’re welcome, America.



The playlist:

fun. – Some Nights – “Some Nights”

tUnE-yArDs – w h o k i l l – “gangsta”

Mitchmatic – It’s Probably Raining – “Why Don’t You Know?”

Amy Ray – Lung of Love – “Bird in the Hand”


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My Share of Ups and Downs – Ep. 11

by scottad on 03/14/2012

This week has been fun and sad for various reasons.  Just a quick update on busy life stuff during spring break.  Also, I JUMPED OUT OF A PLANE!  Note to self: next time bring gloves and lots of chapstick.


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