Tag Archives: Intensive-care unit

Making a List and Checking It Twice

Looking through the open cockpit door as I boarded a Southwest flight, I noticed the pilot and copilot huddled over a clipboard. I had plenty of time to watch; a delay in boarding caused by a passenger trying to shove a steamer trunk into an overhead bin caused our line to grind to a halt. […]

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Blocking Bad Memories

    The last thing Jim (not his real name) remembered was the growing lights in his rear view mirror. When the garbage truck actually struck his car, spinning him 360 degrees and slamming him into a bridge abutment he had (thankfully) lost consciousness. He spent several days in the ICU recovering from a head […]

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