Linda Bethea, RN

lindabetheaLinda Bethea is a retired Registered Nurse with more than thirty years’ experience, most in the acute hemodialysis field, then five years as a nursing educator.  She was a long-time member of American Nephrology Nurses Association serving as an officer and speaker on the local, regional, and national level.  After retiring two years back, she has embarked on her second career, writing.  She writes at and enjoys a long following.  Her writings include humor, life experience, and nursing.  She has recently published her first book available on Amazon,  Everything Smells Just Like Poke Salad, a heart-warming account of her mother’s early years growing up during The Great Depression in East Texas.

Linda lives in Greenwood, Louisiana with her husband and dog.  She is the proud mother of two and grandmother of two.  She is very involved in her large nuclear family, community, and the writing community.