October, 2011 Archive

October 5, 2011, 6:12 pm

If Not for Steve…

My husband surprised me with a Macintosh Performa 575 in 1994.

I told him it had to be a Mac.

None of those god-awful Windows pieces of garbage.

A Mac.

I was Apple to the core from the beginning.

*****

This family eats, sleeps and breathes Apple.

Okay, my son and I eat, sleep and breathe Apple.

I joke that I worship at the Altar of Steve Jobs.

So today’s announcement of his passing, while expected, is still horribly sad.

My computing life, no, my entire life, is so totally entwined in Apple, I can honestly say if not for Steve Jobs and his vision, this blog would not exist.

Emergiblog is six years old now. Because of this blog I have made friends worldwide, traveled across the country, and was inspired to return to school for my BSN – online.

Steve said technology doesn’t change lives.

It changed miine.

It changed ours.

For the better.

Forever.

So thank you, Steve.

For everything.

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My name is Kim, and I'm a nurse in the San Francisco Bay area. I've been a nurse for 33 years; I graduated in 1978 with my ADN. My experience is predominately Emergency and Critical Care, and I have also worked in Psychiatry and Pediatrics. I made the decision to be a nurse back in 1966 at the age of nine...

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