It wasn’t one of the fancy colors. It was the original steel-grey. It was about eight inches long. It was behind her desk. The only people who saw it were those she chose to show it to and the folks who cleaned her office. It provided a valuable lesson for her replacement when she retired.
He began his career as a medic. After serving in the U. S. Army medical corps in Viet Nam, he returned to civilian life and became a practical nurse, and enrolled in a program to continue his studies. It took him almost four years, but by taking evening courses, he became a registered nurse. He loved his work, and he was very good at it. He was a respected friend and colleague to many.