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Please Get To Know Me
Please Get To Know Me | Cecil Murphey, Virginia Garberding
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Does life inside a nursing home seem frightening, unappealing, or mysterious? Are you unsure how to choose a really good one for your elderly relative? "Please Get To Know Me," by Virginia Garberding, R.N., is an insider's guide to everyday life in a nursing home. Her unique experience as a professional and a family member will encourage and equip you to resolve issues lovingly and proactively. Help your elderly loved one find comfort, safety, relevance, and respect no matter how frail he or she is. Find out: What is the "promise" that parents ask of their children? How can I communicate effectively with the healthcare team? Who are the significant members of the healthcare team? What are their responsibilities? Why does the quality of life depend so much on the family, when we have selected the best facility? How can I visit meaningfully, when the elder has Alzheimer's disease? How can I let go, and let God, and be able to say that last good-bye? Virginia Garberding, a Registered Nurse certified in Restorative Nursing, has devoted more than twenty years as a geriatric staff nurse and supervisor. She is a nurse educator for The Wealshire in Lincolnshire, Illinois, a pioneering facility in the care of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. Cecil Murphey, former pastor and hospital chaplain, has authored more than a hundred books, including the best seller 90 Minutes in Heaven, written for Don Piper. Cecil and his wife, Shirley, cared for an elderly relative for over seven years. He has written several books on this topic, including "My Parents My Children: Spiritual Help for Caregivers," and "Aging Is an Attitude." Visit www.pleasegettoknowme.com.
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audraelizabeth
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1. Little hocking, ohio
2. 29 turn 30 in december
3. Working at office depot and using my library card
4. Single
5. She/her
6. My first and middle names

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Djspens
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Monticello, Iowa (last place I ever thought I'd still live)
53
We own our local newspaper, it's been in my family since the 70s. (Last place I ever thought I'd work)
Married for 32 years
She/her
My initials and part of my last name

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suzie.reads
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❤ Liverpool, England
🧡 34
💛 I work in education - get lots of books from the library, charity shops, school fayres and book swaps
💚 Married
💙 The most random question ever! Although when people use 'it' for a baby it does make me chuckle
💜 It's my name and what I do 🙂

Gizmo86 I'm from Liverpool too! 😁 4w
suzie.reads @Gizmo86 yay! Not many English people on my litsy let alone scousers. Have two I think lol 4w
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Rachel.Rencher
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Thanks for the tag @MrBook ! 😁 It was honestly kind of difficult to think of 20 things about me, but here they are! I can't wait to read what other people say for theirs. 🤓📚

#20ThingsAboutMe

Spencer_Labbe Yass he proposed at Hogwarts!? Brilliant, I thought of proposing to my wife with a snitch ring case but i couldn't find a good cheap one! 10mo
BookBabe Great answers! 😊👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 My grandfather was Lebanese too! 🙌🏻 10mo
laur89 I see we have some things in common! 3, 5, 16... and I love 18! 10mo
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Rachel.Rencher @Spencer_Labbe Yes! I surprised him with a trip to Orlando for his birthday, but he outdid me with a proposal in front of the Hogwarts castle at Universal Studios. 😁 A snitch ring case would always be a good gift if you can find one (maybe on etsy?) 👍 10mo
Rachel.Rencher @BookBabe I didn't know that! How cool 😁 I want to go to Lebanon one day so badly! 10mo
Rachel.Rencher @laur89 Awh, cool! 😁 How are your studies going? I'm two weeks in and already needing spring break 😅📚 10mo
BookBabe @Rachel.Rencher I don‘t want to go there, I just want to eat their food 😂 10mo
Rachel.Rencher @BookBabe Fair enough 😂 I did learn an amazing recipe for dolmas from him. I could live on those 👍 10mo
TheBookHippie #3 ☕️❤️ 10mo
AlaMich ❤️ Moscow Mules! 🍹 10mo
Purrfectpages Moscow Mules are great! 10mo
GypsyKat He proposed at Hogwarts?!? 🥰 10mo
Rachel.Rencher @GypsyKat Yes, at Universal Studios in Orlando! 😃 10mo
GypsyKat @Rachel.Rencher That‘s so awesome! ❤️ 10mo
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Scott_BookInvasion
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Find me on YouTube! I just put up an intro video about myself and my reading!
I hope it makes you laugh! Thanks for watching!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCADGZU0eRD4SpeFyxtPBrzg

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blithebuoyant
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💜Purple💜(And black. But mostly purple.)
❄️ Winter ❄️
⚔️ High Fantasy 🔥
🧣 Knit/Crcohet 🧣
🍫 Chocolate 🍫
☕️ Sweet Tea ☕️
📚 Bookmarks 📚

#gettingtoknowyou
@Tiffy_Reads
@BiblioNyan

BiblioNyan I love bookmarks too!! 😍😍 And high fantasy too, haha. 1y
blithebuoyant @BiblioNyan I‘m only just starting my bookmark collection! 1y
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LitsySwaps
Please Get To Know Me | Cecil Murphey, Virginia Garberding
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Host: @JoeStalksBeck :
This swap is a get to know each other/ go outside your box type swap. You can get your match books that are on their TBR but you also have to send them your favorite book and a short note explaining why it‘s your favorite book. If you‘d like to join sign up here until July 15! Open day will be September 1st. https://goo.gl/forms/ASx7n9Tn47WrNbMe2 **Any questions feel free to post below and tag the host**

JoeStalksBeck Thank you! 1y
wanderinglynn @JoeStalksBeck 🤔 I can‘t remember if I already signed up for this or not. (Too much going on lately.) 1y
JoeStalksBeck @wanderinglynn I think I saw you. I‘ll check when I get home :) 1y
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Wonderwoman89 Just signed up 1y
wanderinglynn @JoeStalksBeck I couldn‘t find anything that says I did, so I filled out the form again, just in case. 😀 1y
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Farzad_Poodineh
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Yellow. But I love all colors.
Winter ⛄
Horror 👻
Movies and Books
Cheetos crunchy and Potato chips 🍠
Water 💧
Book clipper light
@CoffeeNBooks

@Tiffy_Reads #gettingtoknowyou

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Bkwurm
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1. The Southern Vampire Mysteries.
2. Does "Dune" count as a series? Finished the first book, couldn't do any more.
3. Usually shelve, although now I'm beginning to pass more on. (Running out of space!)
4. Yes. I've been running my "Rediscovering the Classics" group for 10 years. Woohoo! ??(We also have a FB group. Newcomers welcome! https://bkwurm.wordpress.com/rediscovering-the-classics/)

@CSeydel @GarthRanzz #weekendchat

GarthRanzz Dune definitely counts as a series. I have never made it past the first book either but I‘m going to give it another try this year. 2y
CSeydel Nice! 2y
Bkwurm @GarthRanzz you are a better reader than I. I'm happy to leave my experience with Dune as it is. 2y
SleepyDragon #RtC is also online ... at least for me anyway. Lol 2y
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Alicia
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Thank you for the tag @NovelGirl82 !!! Sorry I am so behind...
1. Rainbow!!! It‘s because I like all the colors..
2. Summer when I lived somewhere with seasons...but now summer is a bit hot here. Maybe fall?
3. Fiction or YA
4. Reading!!! Lol or running
5. Popcorn
6. Water??? La Croix!
7. My kindle, or a bookmark? Or maybe my book sleeve!!
#gettingtoknowyou

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NovelGirl82
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Thanks for the tag @Riveted_Reader_Melissa 😊😊

1. Green
2. Fall
3. Hard to choose, but probably fantasy
4. Reading (of course), but aside from that photography
5. I like salty snacks like popcorn & sourdough pretzels
6. DP (when I'm not being a good girl!)
7. Do my shelves count? If not, then, my paperwhite
8. @The_Literary_Jedi @Alicia

Riveted_Reader_Melissa You‘re welcome! 😂 2y
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Chasing_Pages
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#GettingtoKnowYou @Tiffy_Reads
💜💜💜, I hate pink!
🍁Fall
🔪Thriller
📸Photography aside from reading of course
🍇🍓🍊🍎Love fruit
☕️🍷Coffee or wine
📚Stuff for my library (Anything book related)
If you‘re reading this and want to join in do so, I‘m late to this one!

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Riveted_Reader_Melissa
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Thanks for the tag @IWriteInTheNight and @mrozzz

Blue or Green
Spring
Something that makes me laugh, no matter what genre.
Reading...silly question
Chocolate
Depends, right now I have a true Coca-Cola addiction
Kindle, I‘d be lost without it.
@Gezemice @NovelGirl82

#GettingToKnowYou

Gezemice Thanks for the tag - I already did it 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Gezemice That‘s ok,I got way behind this week and did a bunch this evening. 2y
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April2
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Pink/Purple
Winter
Romance/Crime/Thriller
Besides reading... probably going to the gym
Chocolate
Tea
Bookmarks

@prettybooknerd @Christine11

Christine11 Winter is my favourite too ❄️ Thanks for the tag 😊💕 2y
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Endowarrior21
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1.) I am working but hope to go see a movie with my hubby.
2.)5‘5”
3.)5 years
4.) Outlander and A Wrinkle in Time
#Friyayinto @jesshowbooks

Jess7 I want to read the Wrinkle in Time book and then see the movie with Oprah!! 😍😍 2y
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Kati15
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Pickpick

1. Different Shades Of Blue and Purple

2. Summer 🏖

3. I do read different genres but my all time favorite genres are anything Young Adult & New Adult.

4. Reading, Blogging and Binge Watching Netflix.

5. Chocolate covered pretzels 🥨 or anything sweet.

6. Sparkling Water or Ice Tea.

7. My bookmarks

I tag anybody who wants to do this tag.

#gettingtoknowyou

@Tiffy_Reads

Bostonmomx2 So tell me......what are maybe your top 10 NA books you‘d recommend? I‘ve already read everything Colleen Hoover. Thanks 😊 2y
Kati15 @Bostonmomx2 it depends what NA books You like for instance I do love reading dark romance, sports romance etc. I mostly read indie authors NA books. I do recommend anything by Tessa Bailey, K.A. Tucker and Cora Carmack they are my top favorite tradition published author I love. Now my top favorite indie authors I love is. 1. A.M. Johnson 2. K.L. Kreig 3. E.L. Montes 4. Jasinda Wilder. 5. Mia Sheridan 6. L.P. Dover 7. Belle Brooks 2y
Bostonmomx2 Excellent. I‘ll go check those out. I have read K.A. Tucker and keep meaning to read more. 2y
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IWriteInTheNight
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Purple
Fall and Spring
Classics and Magical Realism
Writing, Photography
Roasted Peas
Lemonade, Sodas🙈
Kindle App?
@Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Gezemice

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Ash.on.the.line
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1. Pale blue or pale pink
2. Fall is nice (I enjoy them all though)
3. Literary fiction or memoirs usually
4. Reading, working out, hiking when it‘s nice lol, crafting when I have time, and Puzzles!
5. Chips, pickles, some trail mix
6. Water 90% of the time
7. I don‘t really own any lol.
All things subject to change 😂

#GettingToKnowYou
@Tiffy_Reads

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Alfrazier21
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1. Tennessee, U.S.A. ??
2. Mystery/Thriller ? Fantasy ?‍♀️
3. Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan ?
4. I love all kinds, so it‘s hard to pick! I‘m craving Mexican food today! ?
5. 2 sweet senior chihuahua doggos: Khloe ? and Lillie ?
6. I don‘t think so. I‘m still trying to figure out Litsy, but I really love the community! ?

@Kaye #LitsyWelcomeWagon

Kaye Welcome to another Tennessee member. I‘ve seen a handful from there 👍🏼. Thank you for filling out the questions. It‘s good to meet you. ❤️ 2y
Cupofjo Welcome to Litsy! I‘m excited to get to know you! 2y
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Alfrazier21 @Kaye Thank you!! I love filling out those questionnaires 😁 It‘s good to meet you as well! 2y
Alfrazier21 @Cupofjo Thank you!! I‘m excited to get to know you too! Looks like we have some similar reading tastes 🤓 2y
Alfrazier21 @RaimeyGallant omg I didn‘t know about this tag! Expect to see some pics of my babies soon haha 🐕 2y
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Paws-and-books
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A little late, but I wanted to participate 😊 1. Audio 🎧
2. 8.5
3. 🍪 🍬
4. Grey‘s Anatomy 📺
5. @trazo

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ferskner
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Thank you @Librarybelle! I've never done one of these before!

1. I usually read print, but I think I read faster on my Kindle.
2. 7 in heels, 7.5 in flats
3. Dark chocolate, roasted nuts, or clementines
4. Gilmore Girls, UK Office, Community, Mr. Show, Gossip Girl, Arrested Development
5. @k.reads you're up!

#friyayintro @jesshowbooks

Librarybelle Yay for Gilmore Girls and Arrested Development! 2y
ferskner @Librarybelle they never get old, do they? 2y
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Velvetsun
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1. Usually on the couch by the fireplace
2. Bookmark
3. I can stop
4. Nope
5. Would prefer silence, but can handle tv being on the back ground. Music is too distracting.
6. Usually 2-3.
7. Every damn where
8. Silently
9. Sometimes I skim if I'm not connecting with the story.
10. Depends on how big the book is
11. Highlight in my kindle. Never write in my physical books.
12. Anyone and everyone.

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Julsmarshall
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Great questions @hermyknee

Chai tea
I ❤️ both but have a dog, kids allergic to cats 😢
Binge read
Sweet
What‘s the difference? 😂
Wine
Talk
Cold
Treat

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Sarah83
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💞 short stories
💞 Introvert
💞 Cozy mystery
💞 Enemies
💞 Cookies
💞 Quidditch cup
💞 Paperback (Folio Society is the only exception)
💞 Snow
💞 Romance

#thisorthatswapedition @hermyknee