Monthly Archives: November 2014

The differences

Okay, so I’ve written about differences between mainland United States and Saipan in the past and honestly, this whole blog is about what I notice that I am grateful for — and sometimes those noteworthy things involve things that would … Continue reading

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Pediatric oncology and hematology in Saipan

In between my first time in Saipan and this return, I spent a year in California doing some extra training in pediatric hematology/oncology. As many people don’t know, becoming an oncologist (a doctor with a specialization in cancer) also means … Continue reading

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Dragon’s breath (blowhole) and Lookout Point Hike

It seems there’s been a little hiking club formed for monthly hikes to different locales in Saipan (see prior post from Naftan point) and this month, we went on a short hike to some wonderful viewpoints. This hike would be … Continue reading

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PIC Half Marathon

Last weekend, I participated in one of Saipan’s running races — the PIC Road Race and so wanted to give you a recap of what happened. Sorry for the lack of pictures but it was raining so I decided to … Continue reading

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Other Tinian things

Honestly, just a photo dump of all the other things I saw and did while I was in Tinian. I really did get a mini-vacation out of the trip (although read to the bottom about my thoughts on the work … Continue reading

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Atomic Bomb Pits

The most common reason that I encounter people that know about the existence of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI) or Saipan (besides the fact that they know me) is that they are a World War II buff. … Continue reading

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