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Saving money by scooting:

Warning: What follows is a number-heavy post that is much more about finances than scooter-riding. Proceed if you’re into that sort of thing! About a year ago I bought my first motorized two-wheeled vehicle. After a year of MCATs, interviews … Continue reading

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My Marathon: from zero experience to crossing the finish line!

Back in June I decided that I wanted to challenge myself physically. I wanted the type of challenge that felt impossible at the time, but that I knew if I committed myself, I’d be forced to push myself further than … Continue reading

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Follow my marathon this Sunday:

I’ll be running the Philadelphia Marathon this Sunday, November 17th. This is the first running event of any kind I’ve ever entered, and one of my goals of 2013 is to finish it in under 4 hours and 30 minutes. … Continue reading

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This is how I carb load: Delicious roasted potatoes!

With the Philadelphia Marathon less than two weeks away, I’ve been advised to load up on carbohydrates. Thats no problem for me, because potatoes are one of my favorite foods. Here is the plan:

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I’m too young to spend this much time sitting down doing nothing!

Earlier this month I started a new 30-day challenge to only use Facebook and email twice a day. As of today, I’m officially admitting that I’ve failed in both the letter, and spirit of the challenge. Even when I was … Continue reading

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Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience?

Soon it will be performance review time at work. In the past 5 years, there has been a lot of turnover and juggling of positions, so part of streamlining the review process is creating clear and succinct job descriptions that … Continue reading

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A farewell to Upattinas

On Wednesday October 16th a group of 50+ current and former ¬†students, parents, teachers, board members and even grandparents¬†gathered to make the unanimous decision to close Upattinas School at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. The mood was surprisingly … Continue reading

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