From the achives: Phenomena of the Day- Freezing in front of other moms

This a repost from over 10 years ago in a galaxy far far away, when I had a different blog, I was in academic medicine, and my children were little. I thought it was a good time to post it, as my SIL Dr. Jen Tang and I will be recording a podcast on aContinue reading “From the achives: Phenomena of the Day- Freezing in front of other moms”

“Mommy’s growing weed!”

That’s what my kids said when my new grow lights arrived several years ago. I don’t think I read the product description very carefully and was shocked at how large the set up was. It probably IS used for growing marijuana by some people… but not me. This anesthesiologist is staying away from that, evenContinue reading ““Mommy’s growing weed!””

Orchid Murderer

I know your dirty secret- you’ve brought dozens of beautiful supermarket orchids home, only to watch helplessly while they die slowly on your windowsill. I know, because I’ve done the same thing too, over and over and over again. I’ve sprayed them, let ice cubes melt on them, fertilized them, used those little evaporating trays…Continue reading “Orchid Murderer”