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Favorite Things Fresh

I believe in the responsible use of scents.  I don’t dig overpowering perfumes or colognes – the chemical kind that linger in elevators or on the surfaces of phones long … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

A Beat Up Postcard

Well hello you two, & greetings from AK!  It’s May 2013 & you’ve just graduated (from med school and residency) and are moving on to big things…but first you get … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

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

I Just Finished Medical School And….

It’s a FABULOUS (terrifying, surprising, FABULOUS) feeling. (For all the like minded medical science nerds out there, yes, the featured image is an endorphin.)

May 14, 2013 · 9 Comments

An Odd Kind of Freedom

As I exit the lecture hall, traverse the lobby I’ve traipsed across too many times to count and at hours too early or late to speak of, everything – the … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

And I Won’t Come Down

I am exhausted – physically and emotionally. That is what absolute, unfiltered joy does to a person. Yesterday, in a room of my peers, sitting next to people I’d known … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 11 Comments

The Music Plays On

Did I match? Read the title of the email. Congratulations!  You have matched! Read the body. I feel like dancing! (But instead, I will admit two more patients and coordinate … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 9 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

Favorite Things Family

My sister, Thimbleberry, and I, are two vastly different people.  We think differently, we like different music, different fashion, we have different life philosophies, we take our coffee differently. But … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

Favorite Things Feminine

I’ve always been a long-hair-loving sort of girl.  Longer locks just felt more feminine, for lack of a better word. But I’ve also always been that sort of girl who … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 6 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

A Final Thought

Ah, the new year. A chance to set down, sign off, step in, screw up and sing out all over again. Not to mention, whine. What could be better?! Celebrate, … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · 2 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

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