It had not been Jenny T’s best day ever. After discovering that she — along with many of her colleagues — were being downsized out of a job, she’d gone out with some friends. They’d had a few drinks, but Jenny wasn’t behind the wheel when they headed home. That didn’t help her much — she’d spent most of the night in the ER, being ‘reassembled’, after the car she was riding in was involved in an accident. We tried to reach her husband, and when we finally did, it turned out he was at his girlfriend’s house and he wasn’t in a big old hurry to come see her — seeing as the girlfriend still had a job and all, he figured it was as good a time as any to jump ship.
What, she asked Linda, her ER nurse, was she going to do?
Linda, a RN with a great deal of experience, had taken in the whole sad tale. She listened, thought about it, and said, “I think you better write this all down and sell it to a country music singer. You’ll make a million dollars.” (more…)