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It’s Been Some Time

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Posted on Sunday, October 14th, 2012 at 6:32 pm.

I haven’t posted here in over a year.  A lot of things have happened in that time, most obviously my application and subsequent acceptance to a residency program, graduation, and starting work as a physician. I also spent some time in Europe and made a few stops around the country to see some friends before starting residency.  Unfortunately the amount of free time has decreased a great deal.  Just figured I’d post a random picture though.

Meme Power

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Posted on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 at 10:45 pm.

I figured this had to be put on the internet somehow…

Thanks to Mike for this. Fantastic.

Polar Bears

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Posted on Sunday, July 31st, 2011 at 4:10 pm.

In 3rd grade, I did a report on polar bears.  I learned that their skin is black, and their fur is actually clear / colorless but light makes it appear white.

I am not entirely sure if this is true.

Japan: Nagoya, Regional Differences

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Posted on Sunday, March 6th, 2011 at 10:04 pm.

On Wednesday, Dec. 22nd, I had arranged to meet up with a medical school friend, Masaru.  His hometown in Japan is Nagoya, which is located about an hour by Shinkansen from Tokyo.  Although he also was acting as my translator during my trip, it was interesting to see another friend from home on my trip, as well as another narrative on various places I visited.

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Battlefield 3 Teaser Trailer

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Posted on Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 11:21 am.

Japan: Tokyo, Lodging

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Posted on Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 12:06 am.

Considering our first day in Japan was a shortened one, leaving the airport late in the afternoon and checking into our hostel in the evening, it was good to get a fresh start on day 2 (Tuesday, December 21st).

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Japan: Arrival, Transit

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Posted on Sunday, February 13th, 2011 at 11:12 pm.

Dan and I had started thinking about a trip together to Japan during his Spring Break roadtrip to the east coast back in March of 2010.   It was meant to be a return trip for Dan and a vacation for me, mainly as a post-Step 1 trip, albeit during winter break and not immediately after the exam.  Plans solidified in the autumn with the purchase of airfare, JR Pass, and Dan booking a few hotels and hostels for the skeleton of our trip route.  We both left the US from our respective airports on Sunday, December 19, and met up in Narita Airport, in Tokyo Japan on Monday, the 20th.

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