Tag: #changes

Big Changes

Change can be hard sometimes, unless you’re used to it. Other times, you forget that there was change in your life all the time because you became complacent to the things around you. Change is not bad… Change is a welcomed, uh, change.

Understanding What You Can’t Understand

A lot of people were puzzled as to how a misogynist, racist, xenophobe could be elected President of the United States of America in 2018. It’s not that hard if you put yourself in the shoes of those who have swallowed the lie that immigrants are the root of all evil.

The Parent Ren, Part V: Baby in the City

I traveled with my wife to New York City for a conference she was attending. While she was at the conference, the baby and I walked downstairs at the hotel to get some food. Well, she immediately started crying, and I don’t blame her. There were a lot of people, a lot of noisy people, and the lights were very…

All Good Things (Part Three)

Author’s Note: This is the last post in a three-part series on my “final thoughts” on my work at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene over the last six years. My last day there is today. In about three weeks, I’ll be a full-time student in the Doctor of Public Health program at Johns Hopkins University. Part one…

All Good Things (Part Two)

Author’s Note: This is the second part of a three-part series on my “final thoughts” as I leave the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and move on to bigger, hopefully better things. Part one is HERE. Part three will be HERE starting August 16, 2013, at 8am ET, which is my last day at DHMH. The Epi Gate…

All Good Things… (Part One)

AUTHOR NOTE: This is the first part of a three-part series looking back on my six years as an epidemiologist at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The second part will be HERE on August 9, and the third part will be HERE on August 16, 2013, my last day at DHMH. It goes without saying that what…