Category Archives: What’s Up?

Current events in my life.

Dishwasher Repair

I fixed the dishwasher last weekend. It was making a grinding noise, so I consulted Google and confirmed what I should look at. Then I suggested to the wife that I was going to check out the noisy dishwasher. She … Continue reading

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Human Nature

Why do people assume the worst (or is it just me)? I needed to order contact lenses, but I hadn’t been to the eye doctor in 3 years. They wanted to see me before ordering new contacts. After the doctor … Continue reading

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Nursing Journal Day 6

For my May term course I have to keep a journal of daily events. It’s our first course that’s hands-on with patients. In the end we will qualify as CNAs. That’s the frame of reference for the journal, just so … Continue reading

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Nursing Journal Day 5

For my May term course I have to keep a journal of daily events. It’s our first course that’s hands-on with patients. In the end we will qualify as CNAs. That’s the frame of reference for the journal, just so … Continue reading

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Nursing Journal Day 4

For my May term course I have to keep a journal of daily events. It’s our first course that’s hands-on with patients. In the end we will qualify as CNAs. That’s the frame of reference for the journal, just so … Continue reading

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Nursing Journal Day 3

For my May term course I have to keep a journal of daily events. It’s our first course that’s hands-on with patients. In the end we will qualify as CNAs. That’s the frame of reference for the journal, just so … Continue reading

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Nursing Journal Day 2

For my May term course I have to keep a journal of daily events. It’s our first course that’s hands-on with patients. In the end we will qualify as CNAs. That’s the frame of reference for the journal, just so … Continue reading

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Nursing Journal

For my May term course I have to keep a journal of daily events. It’s our first course that’s hands-on with patients. In the end we will qualify as CNAs. That’s the frame of reference for the journal, just so … Continue reading

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08/24/10 Family Medicine

Today was the first day I was able to shadow a PA. The PA I shadowed has been in the field for many years and at her current office between 5 and 10 years. She started out with a BS … Continue reading

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PA School Planning

Last week the wife and I drove down to the University of New England to go over my latest PA school application. There were many details discussed, and I took a lot of notes. Requirement: Anatomy and Physiology needs to … Continue reading

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Reading List and Life’s Plans

This year in an attempt to increase the number of books I read per year, I set a goal of reading 4 books a month. This goal seemed entirely reasonable and would put me above previous years at a total … Continue reading

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And Then I Ate at a Vegetarian Restaurant

No, this is not some hilarious one-liner to end a crowd-pleasing joke. This is a true account of my experiences last night. The wife and I drove to Portland, two hours away, to join our friends at a birthday dinner. … Continue reading

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Everything is Bigger in Texas

It even took longer to descend through the cloud cover. Once we had made it underneath the overcast sky, Dallas spread out before us as far as the eye could see. It was dark out, so what I actually saw … Continue reading

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Teen Chess Club

I’m helping a friend run the Teen Chess Club at the Bangor Public Library. The club will meet every Thursday. The first session is this week, 10/1/09, from 5:30 – 7:30. I hope it’s not just me and him playing … Continue reading

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Family Friendly is Expensive

Yeah, so I’m doing more things with my family. Can I tell you that it’s mostly eating out? This is getting expensive! My dining out monthly expenses have increased since June. May: $138.55 June: $211.21 July: $240.49 Aug: $265.03 (so … Continue reading

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Project Complete

I completed my project of the week on Wednesday last week. Midweek church service was unexpectedly canceled due to a death. I had the night free, and I went for it. I’m still sorting through little slips of paper and … Continue reading

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Project of the Week: Clean the desk!

It’s sad to officially term this a project, but I really need to get the other 2/3 of my desk clean. It hasn’t happened just saying I need to do it, so now it’s a project. I have until Saturday … Continue reading

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GRE Results

I left the test feeling pretty good with the grades that immediately popped up. Once I received my official grades in the mail yesterday, though, I was little disappointed. I had more fun on the writing section, so I would … Continue reading

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Family Friendly

I have actually been spending a lot of time with my family for the past few months. This is a change for me. Normally I’m pretty covetous of my free time. I also don’t want to seem pretentious to spend … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Vacation

It’s that time of the year again. Time to drive off to another state and enjoy a week of shopping, exploring, and relaxation. This time we’re going to Rhode Island. My family went there recently and talked it up pretty … Continue reading

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