Browse Posts by Date
Congratulations Lynn Ruth Miller for 2012 Gold Communicator Award for Best On-Air Talent!
Our Broadcast Partners
In My Day…Safety Was YOUR responsibility | Lynn Ruth Miller
In my day, safety was your responsibility. We didn’t have laws to take care of us. No seat belts or warning beeps. Either you held on, or you went through the windshield. But that was easier too, because we didn’t have double-paned glass.
When I was a kid, I could jump on my bike without worrying about helmets or shin guards. If I fell off, mama put an ice pack on my head and told me to stop complaining.
We didn’t bother with little lights on our shoes either, when we walked around at night. If someone jumped out of the bushes you just nodded and looked the other way because he was probably going to the bathroom. It was always a he. Trust me on that one.
I never thought of using mace or pepper spray to protect us. If someone scared us, we screamed and there was always a neighbor with a loaded gun. In my day, neighbors really did take care of each other. We used to give strangers at the bus stop rides and sometimes we even invited them over for dinner. But they had to eat what we gave ‘em. One guy said he was a vegan and my mother put on a mask. We didn’t know what vegan meant. It sounded like an STD. We trusted people even when they complained. I guess you had to be there.
But nowadays I dont leave my house without my lipstick, my Lipitor and my Taser.
___________________________________Lynn Ruth Miller, is regular guest on Nurse Talk. Her segment, titled, In My Day is something special. Its amazing she lived to tell. She is an author, humorist, stand-up comedian, cabaret performer and survivor who tells it like it is. At age 77, Lynn Ruth Miller is a renaissance woman who wears many hats. She entertains audiences of all ages with comedy and song. She is living proof that the older you are, the more fun you have. More about Lynn Ruth at lynnruthmiller.net
Free Webinar Coming Up May 30 on University of San Francisco’s Online MSN
Our Academic Partner
Nurse Talk Endorses University of San Francisco
"I'm very proud the University Of San Francisco has partnered with Nurse Talk radio. As an alumni and current faculty, I have experienced first-hand the commitment to care, the individual attention, and the service to the community a degree from USF offers. I have attended and partnered with a number of world-class institutions in my career and I can say without doubt, that USF will not only cater to your particular needs, but will ensure you have the critical thinking skills, the interpersonal skills, and the evidenced-base knowledge set to succeed in a quickly changing healthcare landscape".
--Shayne Mason, RN,NP, Co-Host of Nurse Talk
RX: Nurse Talk eBlast
A dose of what is coming up on the show and a laugh or two. Take one weekly.