Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Other Paper

I found another good article to present from the Washington Hispanic this week.  I’m typing this up in my car because the libraries are closed today, and all of the public wifi spots have been occupied in some act of … Continue reading

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Some Lab Work

I stopped to pick up my medical records with the lab work.  They apparently weren’t available yet, although I watched the woman take the first few sheets off of the paperwork that she printed out and put them in a … Continue reading

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The Poe House

Lent’s been going well, so far.  One day of fasting completed, really on the second try, because I had a blow out on the road and I had to put on my spare tire (the old one was overtorqued with … Continue reading

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Starting Lent

I had a dream last night that I was taking communion in the Catholic Church.  Although from a mixed family, my mother is a deeply religious person, and as such, I was baptized and raised in the church.  In spite … Continue reading

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The Chinese New Year: Part 3 (The Goals)

Trying not to stereotype, but recognizing some of the qualities of Chinese culture, they are generally a hard working, soft spoken, understated, and respectful people.  They value respect and honor a lot.  So, with that in mind, how to redefine … Continue reading

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The Chinese New Year: Part 2

(NB: Some of this is in Mandarin Chinese) I thought this was a good moment to pause and redefine my goals for the New Year.  I looked around for a health conscious Chinese 餐廳 ( cān tīng or restaurant) to … Continue reading

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The Chinese New Year: Part 1

The doctor’s visit went well (success is generally defined as walking out without being poked too much).  I climbed the 7 flights of stairs to the cardiology clinic, and climbed another 7 flights of stairs to leave the place.  I … Continue reading

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