Monthly Archives: January 2008

My Cat has Asthma!

I arrived home from work around midnight to two hungry cats pacing in circles for their dinner.  After giving them each a scoop of food and fixing myself some trader joe’s pancakes for my own dinner, i settled down with a glass of red wine and TLC’s Trading Spaces to help unwind from the day.  But a strange noise caught…

Creative Expansion

In the field of earth sciences, the phenomenon of “rebound” of the tundra and arctic crusts is well known.  As overlying glaciers, surface ice & snow and tundra melt away, the weight of the water in its various phases is removed.  The underlying soil & earth undergoes what is called “rebound”.  The elevation of the land actually increases as the…

Shazam on Vacation

Hello from sunny, shiney California.  Since ER docs work in shifts, and typically are contracted for # of hours or # of shifts in a month, it’s not unusual to end up with a block of days off, just as we end up with a block of days working.  When I spotted 7 days off in a row for my…

Apparently I’m a democrat

I just wish John Edwards wasn’t so close to the top… 72% Bill Richardson64% Mitt Romney63% John Edwards62% Hillary Clinton62% Barack Obama60% Tom Tancredo58% John McCain57% Chris Dodd54% Fred Thompson52% Joe Biden50% Mike Huckabee46% Rudy Giuliani44% Mike Gravel44% Ron Paul39% Dennis Kucinich2008 Presidential Candidate Matching Quiz