this week i

was impressed by obama's debate at the republican house conference.

plan to start working through these lectures on statistical methods for sample surveys.

received a locks of love thank you postcard.
liked the setting, hated the english language acting of the love in the time of cholera movie.

concluded physician pay for performance calculations need to require p-values tighter than 95% confidence. would you tolerate a 10-20% fluctuation in your paycheck every year? also unimpressed by composite measures: they excuse an audience from taking the time to understand the science.

was snowed out of another nashville trip. back to the office to examine medicare beneficiaries' access to care over time instead.