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About janehillenbrand

Jane Hillenbrand in 2018 is writing daily about feelings and memories of past twenty years with late husband, lover, companion and mentor George Lee Hall. Dealing mentally and emotionally with his death and moving on with a new life in 2018. Jane is a graduate of SUNY at Morrisville and SUNY at Onondaga Hill campus in Nursing and Computer Technology; retired from Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, New York where she worked in Surgery for 20 plus years and SUNY @ Upstate Medical School where she was supervisor Nurse for Department of Ophthalmology. As a traveling nurse she worked in Illinois and Nevada in various medical centers and clinics. An avid travel of the USA in a motor home and Corvette, her and her late husband traveled the Southwest, Midwest and where ever the 'mother road 'Route 66' would take them. 2018 is lifestyle change. she is back to traveling solo, reflecting back on times shared with her late husband. Come ride along, it will be interesting. Seasoned senior with a story to tell about Acute Osteomylitis and treatment . (2015 blog)

2018 Day 21 Missing pieces & Good-byes

This past week my blog came to a halt, due to Lee’s Celebration of Life.  Children, family members and old friends from the Illinois, Missouri, Texas and New York treked to Las Vegas, time had come to pay tribute.   … Continue reading

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2018 Day13 Valentines and Puppies

February brought Valentines Day. Working at OSF was  great and there where volunteers who would deliver items to patients. and nurse managers offices. I recieved a  flower arrangement delivered to my office that my employees found interesting. Up until  then … Continue reading

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2018 Day 12 January and the River

January brought ice to the shores of the Illinois River. Living about one mile from the River, our daily drive to work was on Galena Road which ran along the River.  The barges moved through the icy water and the … Continue reading

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2018 Day 10 December 4, 1997

December brings a birthday to Lee.  53. His pony tail is 8 months old. Beard is 7 months old.  He has a new Sweatshirt from Budweiser.com that he picked out for a birthday present. Thursday is the day this year. … Continue reading

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2018 Day 9 Turkeys and Waterpumps

Thanksgiving weekend 1997. Paid weekend from work to stay home to cook and kiss   and go to an auction or two.  Our apartment was great- it was now OVER flowing with antiques. But the warm hugs from all the … Continue reading

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2018 Day 8 OSF St. Francis and Billards

Photos taken in East Peoria looking towards Mc Cluggage Bridge and Peoria. September brought a new saint into my life, I was offered a position as Nurse manager in the Department of Surgery , Sterile processing and Equipment for OSF … Continue reading

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2018 Day 7 Illinois River Days 1997

The  summer sun was bright and hot, Humidity watered the tomatoes, cucumbers, corn and soy beans. Hundred of acres of crops, growing to amazing heights.  Galena Road on the west side of River and Spring Bay Road on the east … Continue reading

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