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I just loved her little movie

Marielle Woods’ short film, First World Problems, delighted at the Cleveland International Film Festival this year. Was able to get her to talk a bit about it, between lunch bites. 49 more words


A Re-booting Requirement: Growing a Thicker Skin

One of the growing societal trends that alarms me the most is the tacit encouragement given to people who shriek about how offended they are by something another person said or did. 813 more words

Existential Soliloquy

Is this but the curse

Of a generation why?

Nee of infinite opportunity;

Self-sentenced to search.

Limited by our own expectations,

Our own self-entitlement. 208 more words


First World Problems Solving Smoothie

A storm didn’t let me sleep last night. That would usually be the start of a tragic story or at least a stirring tale – in my case it’s neither. 295 more words


Being A Grown-Up (The Struggle is REAL)

(Fair warning: this post is basically a giant #firstworldproblem)

I’ve recently become acutely aware that I am a doctor and my apartment still looks like I’m a college student.   471 more words

Life Stories

Garbage Down the Toilet

Are you flushing baby wipes down the toilet? Or – ahem – condoms?

Recently there was some media attention on this, originally triggered by a piece by Matt Flegenheimer in the… 294 more words


First world problems #1

I went home around a month ago in an eager attempt to buy my favourite jeans. Yes I actually travelled home, just to buy a pair of jeans..  353 more words