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Six Months

Six months is a long time.  For some things, that is. Like, “I’ve been waiting for my paperwork to go through for six months.”  That sort of time spent waiting … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

Favorite Things Flip and Dip

It wasn’t until after graduating college and having spent a year as a research technician in the lab of an MD that I decided I wanted to be a physician … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Over the Moon and Hanging with the Sun

Mr. Whine and I did not have the classic post-nuptial honeymoon we’d planned.  Quite shortly after we were married, I became suddenly and seriously ill, so any plans for travel … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

Favorite Things Failure

I am NOT a photographer. NOT. I can pretend.  Some of my snaps turn out OK.  But I don’t beleaguer the issue, really.  I’ve always been more of a “live … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Rotten

“Oh, I’ve been doing just the same, just the same, quite well, no complaints.” “That’s good.  Anything you’d like to discuss with Dr. Gray today?” The slight man’s face is … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 6 Comments

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January 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Favorite Things Friday

Ah, Downton Abbey. Yes, it’s nothing more than a soap opera – with brilliant accents, beautiful period clothing, and a stunning setting. But, come on. Who doesn’t love a little … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 3 Comments

What I Read Wednesday: Baubles, Bows, and Curves

Fashion and appearances in general have been on my mind the last few months –  peripherally, of course – as I slog through residency interviews. To be fair, I’m going into … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

Favorite Two Elephants in the Room

While The King of the Whines is pleasantly trumpeting a soft warm light, this little guy – the second of Thimbleberry’s Babar inspired birthday gifts – serves up the best tea … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 6 Comments

Sing It Sunday

One of the local, independent music stations here plays five newly released music tracks each Friday, asking listeners to either call in or hop online and vote via Facebook for … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Favorite Elephant in the Room

I have one sibling, a sister, the lovely Thimbleberry.  I used to be the older sister, the one with the job, just rolling in the dough – the sugar sister, … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 14 Comments

What I Read Wednesday: Screeds and Slinkies

I caught a short discussion on this controversial article on NPR’s Morning Edition while driving to work a few days back and, now that the madness of submitting my ERAS application … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

Favorite Things Fine Followers

I love my readers – all my readers – in that bold, brotherly way in which one adores one’s colleagues.  That you would pop in – regularly, no less – … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 8 Comments

What I Read Wednesday

On this edition of What I Read Wednesday… …Portland designer Beth Birdsong Stokes has some clever suggestions for incorporating those nifty old suitcases and trunks you’ve got lying about into … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Favorite Things Flaunty

I, like all of my pleasantly demented patients, like pearls.  I have three pairs of earrings which I wear to work each day on a rotating basis – little white pearls, … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · 9 Comments

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