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A smart and creative look at the life of a New York City veterinarian, with a twist of Asian flavor.

  • My own cooked meal.

    Somewhere Down South . . .

    The past few days have been pretty interesting. I flew down south for some R&R from the city life and...

  • Two cows

    Alone

    So a lot’s been going on lately. A lot of good things and a lot of bad things. It’s been...

  • Children everywhere!

    To Have More Kids or Not Have More Kids?

    That is the question. This question that came to my mind when I came across the following article on my...

  • The PBC

    The Pillow Book Chronicles

    “The Pillow Book Chronicles” was a web-series that I started all the way back in 2005. It’s been 8 years...

I was skimming my friend Kendra’s blog and she just posted a very interesting article on physician depression, burnout and suicide. I read through the entire thing and it seems that there has been a shift away from, “Is it…

Ah, so it has come. The last two weeks of class. I am not anticipating this one bit. So it’s the last two weeks of class. This week I’ve had a slew of exams and I have my final Pathology…

This is actually long over due since I took this trip about 2 weeks ago, and I’ve been meaning to blog about this for awhile but just haven’t gotten around to it. Since I have a little free time on…

Sorry I haven’t been able to post lately. As usual, I’ve been ultra busy with school, but I finally finished the week as well as this week’s surgery and have a small break to write about things. I just had…

Looks Yummy!

Hey guys! I’ve gotta lot of work to do, but I wanted to share a recipe that I found from Lynn over at the Actor’s Diet. Check out the blog when you have a chance! In the last few days…

Lynn Chen - Writer of the Actor's Diet

So I’m sitting at home with my cat MoChiiro in my lap. I’m currently wondering what to do with myself tonight. I was supposed to have an epidemiology exam tomorrow, but it was moved to next week, so I’m kind…

Yes, we will continue to ride and ride until the journey ends. Was just listening to the track by Tommy Park from JYPe that was done for the opening of the Wonder Girls TV series. It’s an interesting song… and…

Chii Jersey

We’re definitely in the middle of monsoon season here in the Philippines. It is raining cats and dogs outside, really. It’s funny when I talk to my friends here and they talk about seasons. I’m from New York, so whenever…

And no, not the good type of liquid… This morning I got a really bad case of diarrhea. And it was the morning I was to go over my notes one more time before me Veterinary Medicine I exam today…