Author Archives: erika

About erika

nurse, certified nurse-midwifery student, public health fan, math & science geek, single malt scotch aficionado, klutz, goofball, scribbler, funny face & lover of all things nerdy.

when a bird in the hand is worth less than two in the bush

Over the years, I have had my fair share of pets. Growing up, we had a sweet Golden Retriever named Brandy. She was the ideal family dog: a watch dog, but not a guard dog. Protective, but not overprotective. A … Continue reading

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i’m back.

It’s been a really long time, hasn’t it? Nine months. Yikes. Between my last post and this one, I could have produced a child. Well…

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time flies…or some excuse like that

Yes, it has been awhile. Time flies when you are having fun, yadda, yadda, yadda.  Where have I been?

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the south of the north

I grew up in Wisconsin, a place I affectionately call “The South of The North”.

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amateur protester? here are some tips….

This weekend, world leaders and protesters alike will be visiting Chicago for the 2012 NATO Summit.There are a variety of groups joining in protest; National Nurses United, Queers Opposing NATO, Occupy Chicago, Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda and … Continue reading

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