I write books, save lives and throw axes for fun. I'm a mother, nurse, and often companionable wife, and author of Growing A Rainbow, The Queen's Viper, and co-author of From Blog to Book.

I Love Old Books… and Some Treatments in Medicine *Have* Improved

Stuffy old bookstores are as much of a treasure as the flashy larger ones that sell household furnishings and coffee. I recently acquired an Edwardian gem, originally published in 1917 by The J. B. Lippincott Company:¬†Lippincott’s Nursing Manuals: State Board Questions and Answers for Nurses, sixteenth ed. (1938). Lippincott was *the* manual of nursing when…