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Boston Trip – Apartment Hunting

I got home early this morning after spending Monday afternoon and Tuesday looking for places to live in Boston. It was a great opportunity for me to explore the city, navigate the (extensive) public transportation system, simulate my…

Ennis Bluebonnet Trail 2016

I spent today (and approximately 480 miles of driving) exploring the famous Bluebonnet Trail in Ennis, Texas. For those who don't know, the bluebonnet is the state flower for Texas. I've lived here my whole life but never had a chance to…

Staycation 2015

I've been on vacation this week to unwind from the first six months of my PGY-3 year. Instead of traveling, I've ended up using it as a "staycation" to catch up on studying. After my Basic Exam, I've primarily been reading literature…

Finished With My CA-1 Reading Week

As CA-1s, we each get a dedicated "reading week" assigned randomly throughout the calendar year, and mine happens to end today. While I was required to attend all conferences and lectures, this was the first extended break I had as a PGY-2.…

My Summer Vacation

While most of my classmates traveled abroad for recreation and/or participating in something "medically related", I had a far less eventful (but successful) summer break.

Alabama Spring Break

I got back last night from an amazing Spring Break trip in Alabama, the bulk of which was spent on the beach at Gulf Shores walking along the shoreline, enjoying the full moon and stars, playing sports, building a sand castle, digging a…

Hawaii Vacation Synopsis

I just finished breakfast at the Embassy Suites and am now sitting in the lobby waiting a while before heading to the gym. Game 7 of the Rockets versus Lakers series is coming up in a little over two hours, so it's almost time to GET RED!…

Aloha from Oahu!

Today marked the official "first day" of this family trip to Hawaii, and we decided to rent a car to go around the island of Oahu. We passed by the infamous Pearl Harbor and decided to take a train-guided tour of the Dole Plantation -…

Who Left The Water Running?

For the July 4th weekend, my family decided to take a brief vacation to Niagara Falls. Why? Because the airfare was free, the hotel was free, and the drive from Detroit to Buffalo was free. Yes, I'm South Asian afterall. :-D Don't worry…