Anne Squared

Life filtered through the lens of an INTJ, Mom, and healthcare professional.

Tag Archive for ‘confession’

Germ warfare opens a new front | Inside Story (Confession: The title is misleading.)

Germ warfare opens a new front | Inside Story.  The title is misleading but it is a good article. I am still following my blog writing rules of not listening to the internal editors and critics. I keep thinking: “keep your public health to yourself” and “no nerd crap, Anne.” But the last two were not part of the real rules for the blog. This blog is taking a turn […]

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Dearly Departed (or Archaeology vs Epidemiology)

Yesterday’s blog about Mom excavating the back yard reminded me that she use to say she always wanted to be an archaeologist. She said it enough that I believed her. The fact that traveling outside a 25 mile radius of home was a major undertaking for the entire family didn’t click in my brain – I loved to travel, her mother and grandmother loved to travel. She revealed the truth to […]

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Growing up Catholic

Eight kids in 12 years, the last two are boys. I attended a parochial grade school, in the same class as my older sister, we are that close in age. “Irish Twins” are fairly common in large Catholic families. Mass several times a week with school, Sundays, of course. Holy days of obligation. The nuns wore the dark long habits with the large dark rosary beads, heads covered, when I […]

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