Category Archives: Personal

A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.

I wrote this in June of 2011 as I was attempting to figure out if I still had value in this world, even if I wasn’t working.  I believe that was the lesson I needed to learn and it’s valid … Continue reading

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They’re stuck with me now (insert maniacal laugh here).

Another thing I like about my job is that I can call and take phone calls during the day.  Do you know how hard it is when you are playing phone tag with someone and you tell them they can’t … Continue reading

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Happy 4 year blogoversary to me!

1,120 posts. 3,750 comments. 4 years…1,460 days…countless hours. Even thought I haven’t been posting as consistently as I would maybe like (read why here and here and here), I do have to pat myself on the back for keeping this going (crawling … Continue reading

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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

I didn’t believe the above statement was possible.  They call it work because they have to pay you to do it. I’m at a job that I look forward to going to everyday (at least 5 days a week, I’m … Continue reading

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For those of you out there who join me in wanting to drink tequila when I think of my child’s third year of life.  This is what they don’t tell you when you become a mother… 1.  Dooce says it … Continue reading

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