Tag: #employment

It’s a business, not a family

The first paying job I ever had was as a paperboy. My cousins and I delivered papers in the neighborhood in El Paso where we lived. It was somewhat enjoyable because it din’t require much brain power. The newspapers would be waiting for me when I got to my aunt’s house (where I lived for a year). I’d roll them up…

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…