Weekend Words #2 and Almond Snickerdoodle Cookies

Transitioning from night work to day work is a tough cookie, and I’m not just saying that as a clever transition into my upcoming cookie recipe. I’ve been at this residency business for three years now (3/4 done!) for three years now, and it doesn’t get easier. If anything, it gets harder. You start out … More Weekend Words #2 and Almond Snickerdoodle Cookies

Exploring California Part 6: VOTE tomorrow in your primary elections

California primary election is coming up on June 5th (tomorrow) and if you are a California resident, please go out and vote. What the primary election does is it narrows down the field of possible applicants (which is what they are–they apply, we decide) for state positions. Like a few other states, California has a … More Exploring California Part 6: VOTE tomorrow in your primary elections

Free College For Northerners (or Why the South Votes Clinton)

As the primary season winds on, I hear a bit of dismay from Sanders supporters that he never seemed to get within 30 points of Clinton below the Mason Dixon line, without much thought about what this might mean beyond the electoral math. This is unfortunate, because while Sanders aims to fix the political system so it … More Free College For Northerners (or Why the South Votes Clinton)