Someone in my vicinity was explaining why the 4th of July is a national holiday...– My darling Irene’s travel blog from Egypt/Jordan
I HAVE FOUND A BAR WITH BIG BUCK HUNTER →
Brendan J. Mullen, this one’s for you!
Health Dialogues: Rural Health Care →
My show—give it a listen! My favorite piece is the one on Modoc County. Lots of characters!
PSA: Get your teeth checked!
The UCSF School of Dentistry clinic is running a deal where you can get dental x-rays and an examination with a student dentist for $20 (does not include cleaning). What a steal! The downside: the whole thing takes about 3 hours. I went yesterday, and it was like getting first rate dental care at the DMV. The registration desk even had one of those red machines that dispenses numbers. Your...
Citation! I've been re-blogged! →
I wrote this post thanking United Airlines a month ago when I found out my grandmother had a stroke. It was really nice of the www.travelogged.com editor, Liz Borod Wright, to post it.
My grandmother died on the morning of July 4
and when my sister woke me with the unhappy news, the first thing I thought was, “she shares a death date with Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.” For the past month or so, my attempts to intellectualize Ama’s death have thrown off my ability to do anything normal, besides sleep, eat, and show up to work on time (hence the blogging hiatus). I’ve been writing eulogies in...
The Candy Beat
The California Department of Health says don’t eat: 1. Spicy mango candy from India 2. Flash Pop Candy from China They are potentially high in lead. *They are also un-American!
Have a great weekend, and remember as you celebrate kicking out the British that...– the British woman who runs our internship program
Phone call with my dad (just moments ago)
update: my father did, in fact, bother to wish me a happy birthday! randomthoughtsbycaro: Dad: Hello, Car-line. It is your father. C: Hi, Dad. D: Did you figure out everything for your flight? C: Yes D: Say hi to grandpa for me. C: Dad… D: Yes, I am in Taiwan now. C: Dad, Dad… D: Hope you have fun. C: Dad, did you call Vicky yesterday? D: Why would I call her? C: It was her...
A dentist walks into a bar....
Yesterday at the karaoke bar, a dental student+friend-of-a-friend handed me a note that said, “Happy birthday. (below the fold) You have a beautiful smile!” Is this a come-on or a professional evaluation?