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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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i’m back.

It’s been a really long time, hasn’t it? Nine months. Yikes. Between my last post and this one, I could have produced a child. Well…

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the south of the north

I grew up in Wisconsin, a place I affectionately call “The South of The North”.

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amateur protester? here are some tips….

This weekend, world leaders and protesters alike will be visiting Chicago for the 2012 NATO Summit.There are a variety of groups joining in protest; National Nurses United, Queers Opposing NATO, Occupy Chicago, Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda and … Continue reading

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spring break

Within the next few days, I will post about Week 2 Clinicals, Medic Training and Dr. David Ansell’s inspiring talk that he gave to the nursing students (imagined title of talk in my head: Fighting The Man—because it sounds like … Continue reading

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