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Two More Weeks

In an altogether unsurprising-yet-maddening turn of events, our landlord informed us that the condo repairs remain unfinished, necessitating a stay elsewhere for an additional two weeks. Dave, our Airbnb host, had graciously been allowing us…Continue readingTwo More Weeks

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Type Frustrations Revisited

It seems that one of the only solid solutions for ensuring that the Google Fonts display properly is, much to my friends‘ delight, to “get a Mac.” Will Moyer has one of the only viable…Continue readingType Frustrations Revisited

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Type Frustrations

I would really like to be able to use the Google Fonts API on my website, but so far I haven’t seen very good results with how their fonts are rendered on Windows. I’ve been…Continue readingType Frustrations

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How to Mess Up “Unsubscribe”

Here’s what I got when I tried to unsubscribe from Baltimore County Public Library’s email newsletter. The password, of course, is not the one associated with my library account, so if I want to unsubscribe,…Continue readingHow to Mess Up “Unsubscribe”

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On the Consumption of Content

Now that we have internet access and are pretty much unpacked, I’ve been slowly trying to catch up on the internet. I’ve collected RSS feeds in Google Reader to the point that I can’t get…Continue readingOn the Consumption of Content

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Exiting the Nest

Over the weekend Rachel and I drove up to Penn State Hershey for the College of Medicine’s second look day. The whole thing was organized by the med students, and while they did squeeze a…Continue readingExiting the Nest

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Conversational Betrayal

I am sure everybody has had a similar experience at one point or another: you reveal something marginally embarrassing but common about yourself, and those around you react as if they’ve never encountered such a…Continue readingConversational Betrayal

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AMCAS Fail

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has a centralized med school application that everybody fills out, ostensibly to save time for both applicants and admissions committees. Unfortunately, a whole new generation of browsers have…Continue readingAMCAS Fail