Nope…

Nope…

I didn’t get the job… either of them… and it felt like good news. Somewhere back in June, within a span of thirty minutes, I was presented with the opportunity to work at two distinct organizations (nowhere near San Diego). Either organization would have been a...
Earning Admission

Earning Admission

Outrageous. That seems to be the most popular term to describe the college admissions cheating scandal that took over the news last week. Condemning wealthy and powerful parents who illegally engineered their children’s road to elite schools is easy. But are we...
Wisdom Takes Flight

Wisdom Takes Flight

Catching a wave of ridge air above the mountains was one of my favorite pastimes as a 15-year-old. As winds from the bay encountered the mountains east of Fremont Sky Sailing Airport, they created a ridge lift where glider planes could soar for hours, powered only by...
Stealing From Myself

Stealing From Myself

She stole my patient. That was my exaggerated reaction when a fellow resident in medical school used the data I had collected about the unique medical condition of one of my patients. She included my patient in her academic paper and didn’t even ask me! How dare she?...