"I Miss You" based on a letter from my affianced while on summer
vacation in college.
"Body memory." And the reader thinks I'm kidding? No. My own
daughter went through 20 years of 'body memory'
before the vaguest of memories of the abuse returned.
is always the last sense to go.
Ward LaFrance with Grim Reaper driver was one of the earliest
images I received for PSI.
dreams of Rampart--first indication I had that this was all a
dream for him. (But, oh, what reality had waiting for him)!
8 I kept
hearing within, "Take him over the edge!"
thought the wreck would be another fanfic, but it morphed into this
special thanks to my chiropractor for her assistance with Mike's
also witnessed a t-bone accident in Greensboro, NC.
The "Bobby Ewing" situation was inspired by "Television's 100 Most
Moments." The Ewing dream was ranked #2 for most
"I don't know, ask my wife," is a quote from jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr.,
following a racing accident. The paramedics had asked him where he
Grieving the loss of one's sight is the first step to dealing with it.
10 Pelvic fractures can
turn even the mildest of humans into demons. I
helped care for a pelvic fracture patient on the orthopedic floor where
I had clinicals in practical nursing school. If the "team" doing the
rolling for linen change doesn't have their timing right, the patient will
Cap's house is based on that of a volunteer firefighter from my home-
town. He lived down the street from me.
The death of the Stanley twins is based on a real incident involving
The Jockey's Guild finally got legislation pushed through that requires
a trainer to pay both jockeys if he takes one off before the race.
11 "Saturday Night at
the Seventies" on WMAG-FM ran a flashback re:
The shadowy character prefigures Murder by the 405.
Leisure suits were originally designed for women.