Tuesday, May 31, 2011


My sister has worked as an R.N. for several years. Throughout those years, the nurses have been given 'thank you' gifts from the hospital that have expressed, shall we say, less appreciation than they were intended to express. One year it was a wool blanket, with the hospital logo on it, that has a nasty smell that no amount of laundering will eliminate. Last year, it was a pair of socks, embroidered with the hospital logo, that didn't match. Two different socks, in one package. Included with the socks was a jar of Ponds age defying cream (because nurses really need it?) and a package of pepperoni. Yes, I said pepperoni. But the best gift of all, and the one no one believes she actually received, is the key chain pictured below: