At this point in the evening, I should be hunkered down in a corner of the library. I have nearly five hours of lecture to review, after all. The intricacies of Robertsonian translocations and the components of the cytoskeleton beckon. I started medical school last Monday with nearly eight hours of lecture. A baptism by… Continue reading The View from Here
I started this year as an only child, seemingly faced with a personal Fermi's paradox. Just as there exists a high degree of probability that extraterrestrial life exists elsewhere in our galaxy, I was almost positive that I had siblings with whom I shared an anonymous sperm donor. For the whole of my life, however,… Continue reading Catching My White Whale or: How I Found My Father
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify!Henry David Thoreau Three months ago on December 31st, I published my ambitious New Year's Resolutions for 2019. In the coming year, I aimed to become fluent in both Spanish and Python, a programming language, qualify for the Boston Marathon, and read 50 books. Although I've… Continue reading Slowing Down and Practicing Essentialism
Making needed adjustments to my practice of reading
My New Year's resolutions for 2019
Reflections on my resolutions for 2018.