Monthly Archives: September 2010

Round-trip tickets to the middle of nowhere

The champagne is chilling in the fridge … all we need now is a little letter (or e-mail, or phone call, we’re not picky) that says Will got the National Health Service Corps scholarship. A few weeks ago, he found … Continue reading

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Unwinding: the need for the occasional breather

  When I was little, I loved when my dad would walk in the door from work. I’d accost the poor man with my three-year-old energy before he could even sit down. Usually, Mom would usher me into the kitchen to … Continue reading

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You know you’re a medical spouse when …

You know you’re a medical spouse when … you’ve carried around a chest of real human bones in your trunk. Continue reading

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