Last week Wednesday was a public holiday in Jamaica. The blog had a day's break. Our staff labored at Cornwall Regional Hospital painting the new nurses' quarters. We are in full preparations for the Farewell. The bus is hired to bring in the Mobay troops. The entertainment is set. Agendas printed. You all know that we moved the date forward from June 10 to June 9. Why? We knew that the final exams for CAPE and CXC are on June 11. So we say our farewells Saturday night
A friend once told me that humble beings always lived longer and ate the most pie. Social media has destroyed many with cyberbullying, nasty retorts and a dehumanization of sorts. Trolls can make or break reputations. To those caught in the pride snare, I say be careful. I recently met a young woman who placed fear in many people's hearts because she advertised that she had made it into Yale. She left her peers cowering that they had failed and she held the upper hand.
Hi everyone!. It's Wednesday. I do believe that I heralded Mothers last week and today is the infamous Teacher's Day. Unfortunately, my great teachers have largely passed on...Mrs. Magnus, Mrs. Vaz, Mrs. Bromley-Ndala, Mrs. Pinnock, Mme Ghislaine - all great women who shaped this frail being. Kudos to them all and Bravo! ACCEPTANCES Joshua Hugh - Dalhousie University Melissa Cai - St. Michael's University/Millsaps College Schenelle Grey - Medical school in China Tina Hu
So I am learning to de-stress. Hard task. The ladies, Daneel Nichol and Monique Allan, have rightfully taken over the helm in the office and doing so nicely. I can actually sleep in later (as if I always didn't) and do the night shift with parents, (right Jhada, 10 p.m. last night, grappling with student loan forms// smile).... But tis the season of exams now. April is gone, we are in Child's Month, Mother's Day and Labour Day. The irony is that each core day is struck