Halloween or paw-lloween

I think Halloween is mostly to entertain the adults. I tried dressing up my guinea pig as a mummy, but …

Like a Charlie-horse to my brain!

Medical school has a way of strengthening one side of the brain (the logical side). However, if you manifest this …

Ghoulish treats!

Oh this beautiful-breezy-fresh-air-cool-fall-pumpkin-spiced weather makes me want to bake pumpkin! I found this recipe at www.allrecipes.com and it is so …

Is anyone eBooking?

I wrote about Audio Booking before and that was sadly short lived. How about eBooking? I saw this interesting article …

Frantic…YES I AM!

Today is a special day for all of us third-year podiatry students. It is the day our clerkship applications open …

Reorganizing academic priorities

It’s so easy to blow off an entire day after an exam… only to regret that I wished I had …

Simple pleasures: chocolate milk!

Of course I can write a whole blog about chocolate milk. This one is particularly special because it covers my …

Healthcare, a buzz word

The hottest topic of recent debate is President Obama’s focus on some version of a universal health care system. There’s …

A post for a rainy day

What to do in this dreary weather? Bundle up with a good book, that’s what! My new book just came …

Current reads: Anne Frank’s Diary – The Secret Annex

Something on TV, not exactly sure what it was, prompted me to get my hands on this book. Knowing my …

Recipe: butternut squash pasta with bacon

The challenge: Trying a new food item = butternut squash in a main dish. This pasta will warm you right …

Corn, a new food… for me at least!

Before moving to Des Moines, I thought I could avoid eating corn. (Can’t say it’s on my favorite vegetable list.) …