Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

January 11th, outsourced

How Millennials became the burnout generation. I’ve been mulling over this article all week.

What happens to patients when their doctor is not who he claimed to be? Horrifying.

I loved this interview with Tara Westover, the author of Educated. She has some interesting things to say about ideological purity. [HT Susanne]

Sooooo that sonic attack on US diplomats in Cuba might have just been crickets! Then again, that’s exactly what they would say if this were all a big cover-up…hmmm…

The Instant Pot will not solve all of life’s problems!

You mean to tell me that it was decided we had Chaos Muppets and Order Muppets and I wasn’t informed??!? The words “chaos muppet” bring me so much joy.

Speaking of: a thoughtful thread about Marie Kondo.

Winter cycling 2019

Winter cycling 2019

January 5th, outsourced