Category Archives: other nomenclature

must see tv

Dear NBC: In between studying for Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses (another exam next week!) and Biological Basis for Women’s Health and Perinatal Nursing II, I try to relax and catch some TV. I’ll close up my books, turn off … Continue reading

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so you want to be a vegan? here are some tips!

Are you thinking of becoming a vegan? Here are some tips from a vegan newbie:

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a vegan now, but i dream of meaty

Happy New Year! This year, I decided to go vegan. What?! The girl from Wisconsin? The girl who can’t eat pasta without Parmesan cheese? The girl who considers grilled cheese a food group? The girl who loves bacon and bratwurst … Continue reading

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the habañero incident

Part I: Ortega & Chi-Chi’s Before The Habañero Incident, my tolerance for spicy was low by most standards. Like many middle-class white suburban families, Mexican food consisted of Ortega flour burritos the size of your face—with a shelf life of weeks, … Continue reading


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when a bird in the hand is worth less than two in the bush

Over the years, I have had my fair share of pets. Growing up, we had a sweet Golden Retriever named Brandy. She was the ideal family dog: a watch dog, but not a guard dog. Protective, but not overprotective. A … Continue reading

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