Author Archives: Peggy Chinn

About Peggy Chinn

feminist, nurse activist, writer, editor of ANS Advances in Nursing Science, quilter, grandmother nurturing the future of the amazing children in my life.

The Mémé Stories have gone public!

A little over a year ago, I was inspired to start a blog for my granddaughters – Sophie and Elodie.  Sophie was born on April 10, 2004 and Elodie was born on December 31, 2005.  The name their parents selected … Continue reading

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New article on Cassandra just published!

Elizabeth Berrey and I have an article that was just published in Sinister Wisdom titled “Cassandra: Lesbian (Non)Presence in Nursing!”  We were delighted to have this opportunity to document some of Cassandra’s history, while at the same time reflecting on what … Continue reading

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Basketball – Which Final Four, and does it matter?

The 2014 March Madness for college basketball has now passed, and now all that is left is the Final Four events for both women and men!  I happen to be at the University of Connecticut this week, of course celebrating … Continue reading

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Women working for peace in Ukraine

Today I received a message from Maureen Flaherty for the Peace and Power blog.  Maureen used Peace and Power in her work with women from the east and from the west  in Ukraine who joined together to share their visions of … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Puzzles, anyone?

My latest blog post is on the RVing Women FreeWheelers chapter web site – on the joys of jigsaw puzzles on a mobile device!  Recently I converted the FreeWheelers web site to WordPress.com so that we can easily include a … Continue reading

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Today’s post on Lavender Health!

My life as a blogger may seem to be dormant, if this is the only one of my blogs that you follow!  So it occurred to me that when I post something on another one of my many blogs, I … Continue reading

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Peace & Power and other blogs!

Just in case anyone wonders where I have been in the blog-0-sphere, here is a report — I now have about a dozen wordpress sites underway!  Admitedly, not all of these are active at all times, but they all demand … Continue reading

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Report on the Rebel Nursing Conference!

Reflecting on the amazing experience of the Rebel Nursing conference in Philadelphia, I realize that I “speak” from several different voices, each with her own perspective, but all in awe of what happened in the Claire Fagin Hall School of … Continue reading

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Rebel Nurses!

Just in case you thought that this title is an oxymoron  - think again!  I just got off a google hangout with the group of nurses and nursing students who identify as such, and are in the last two weeks … Continue reading

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Originally posted on HealthCetera – CHMP's Blog:
On Sunday evening during the Louisville Cardinal vs Duke NCAA Elite Eight tournament game millions of television viewers witnessed Louisville Cardinal sophomore guard Kevin Ware’s awkward fall to the ground, after trying to block…

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