Author Archives: gratitudeactually

Back in the Clinic

Hafa Adai! It really is like riding a bike — I feel like I’m exactly back where I was and not much has changed in the interim — although that’s not true at all! It’s been about 13 months since … Continue reading

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Swim Across America 2017

Hello friends.. it’s been too long! Months actually.. sorry about that. It’s been a year since my last swim in the Bay and my swimming is DEFINITELY not anywhere near my swimming shape that I was in last year so … Continue reading

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My Dorky Love of Studying

I know this is extremely strange but I felt like I needed to record this. I am in my last throws of studying for my board exam. Tomorrow (April 6, 2017), I will be taking my last major test of … Continue reading

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Treating People as People

Last weekend, I went to a talk about human trafficking to learn more about what it is. I’d be happy to share more in person or over the phone if you’re interested in hearing more. But, what I wanted to … Continue reading

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Made in the USA

Whenever I do laundry, I am on the lookout for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands — let me explain… unlike in Saipan where you pretty much have to be exceedingly lucky or not afraid of rats to do your … Continue reading

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A reminder

My Facebook newsfeed is filled with friends reminding people about the importance of the next generation, the importance of respect for everyone, the importance of a people … and reminders of the way time can slip away but also feel … Continue reading

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Nimitz Trail

I found myself a great new running trail! Maybe it’s the excitement of a new year or the freshness of the air or who knows, but this was a great run so I wanted to share it. One of the … Continue reading

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