Cloudy & Chilly Day Bird Watching (& Haiku)- San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy

A chilly cloudy day with some cool sightings at the San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center​, San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy with a #Haiku. Photos and Haiku by Susan Farese​, SJF Communications Ode to Bird Watching! Bird Watching is FUN! Challenging and exciting (But pay attention)! All of a sudden One might grace with their presence And … Continue reading Cloudy & Chilly Day Bird Watching (& Haiku)- San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy

Guest Post: Delaney Heil Interviews Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications

Note from Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications: Delaney Heil is my Mentee in the Aztec Mentor Program at San Diego State University (SDSU). An Honors Program Student, Delaney is studying Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication and is Minoring in Biology. This interview was part of Delaney's PR assignment and as her Mentor I wanted … Continue reading Guest Post: Delaney Heil Interviews Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications

Capturing your Creativity: Haiku Poetry with Susan J. Farese 4/7/18 at San Diego Writers Ink

Please join me at my next SJF Communications Workshop: 'Capturing your Creativity:  Haiku Poetry' with Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 2:30 - 4:30 pm (All levels welcome) at San Diego Writers Ink Arts District Liberty Station 2730 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego 92106 #202-204, Barracks 16, 2nd floor above Women's Museum Hope … Continue reading Capturing your Creativity: Haiku Poetry with Susan J. Farese 4/7/18 at San Diego Writers Ink

Sunset and Moon for Kate, October 25, 2015

For Kate by Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications Tonight we said goodbye to Kate So fiercely talented, in the know. Loving Wife, guiding Mom to her daughters With pen in hand, her words would flow... She touched many lives in so many ways by guiding and writing & teaching A Theatre Mom supporting the arts … Continue reading Sunset and Moon for Kate, October 25, 2015

Poetic Expressions: “NIGHT SHIFT” by Susan J. Farese, MSN, RN, SJF Communications

I wrote "Night Shift" as a result of working many nights as an RN. The poem was published in my book "Poetic Expressions in Nursing...Sharing the Caring" in 1991. Dedicated to Night Shift Nurses: Past, Present, Future!. Night Shift by Susan J. Farese, MSN, RN   Night Shift... So dear to me Despite Its circadian disruption. … Continue reading Poetic Expressions: “NIGHT SHIFT” by Susan J. Farese, MSN, RN, SJF Communications

Caregiver: A Poem

   Dedicated to Caregivers of Dear Ones with Alzheimer's, Memory Disorders and Dementia, Past, Present & Future   (I wrote this poem in March, 1993 at the "Caregiver Day" Seminar at The Barrington, a Senior Living/ Assisted Living Facility in Largo Florida and presented it to the audience in honor of Caregivers. I wrote it from … Continue reading Caregiver: A Poem

In Honor of Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month: “Ann’s Zest Ends”

Grandma Ann Dear SJF Communications Blog Followers and Visitors,  I wrote the poem "Ann's Zest Ends" one evening in 1991, shortly after seeing the highly acclaimed film "Awakenings"   http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099077/combined  with my husband. During the movie, which starred the late (and great) Robin Williams and Robert DeNiro, I was in tears. It dawned on me … Continue reading In Honor of Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month: “Ann’s Zest Ends”

The Day Room at Night: A Haiku

The Day Room at Night: A Haiku   By Susan Farese, MSN, RN, Veteran (former MAJ) Army Nurse Corps SJF Communications  October, 2014   (Inspired by many late night chats with soldiers ...as a nurse on night shift)       Always on night shift Out of bed to the day room Anxiety plus.   … Continue reading The Day Room at Night: A Haiku

Poetic Expressions: INTUITION

This poem appeared in my 1993 book "Poetic Expressions in Nursing...Sharing the Caring". I have strong intuition. Always have...Do you???     INTUITION by Susan J. Felice Farese, 1993       Please respect your intuition And acknowledge every hunch For you will find most certainly this "preference" is worth a bunch!     It's … Continue reading Poetic Expressions: INTUITION