this week i

performed the same act, this time at the cdc's national center for health statistics.

picked up a citation from princeton, flew to harvard.. visit aspiring professors.

house partied with medical students, old friends.

crossed the frozen charles..

..for the museum.


this week i

assessed the effect of age rating on the new individual health insurance market.  the affordable care act limits the maximum premium difference that insurers can charge 21 versus 64 year olds for coverage.  here's what that means.

published methods to analyze health professional shortage areas with free tools.

stepped back.

scored links from the chronicle of higher education and tufts' bio department.

consider "sent from my iphone" the best third haiku line of all time.

biked up to the wood shop, a rented garage on girard street.

watched matthew build a picture frame.

nailed it to my wall.

snuck out of work early for flight of the butterflies at the natural history museum with cynthia.  then free open bar w pork sliders at the organization of american states, no reason.  also, this insect wing sponsorship seemed wrong.


this week i

published instructions for the survey of income and program participation at long last.

picked up coverage from the biggest r blog about the foundations of my entire career.  also a spot in the sexy new data analysis mooc.

attended one happy nepali wedding.

documented rupak dancing.  first, last time for everything.

don't understand.

camped at howard's for the night.  optimized usage of time..

hit one hundred thousand views in the first year.  not bad for a site i haven't touched since may.

figured out that the wakhan corridor constitutes the largest time difference over a land border.  wikipedia agrees.

ate jazz brunch, saw purple.

visited enoch pratt.

cracked open microfiche from the 1865 baltimore sun..

the weather at lincoln's second inaugural

the text..

..then a month later, the assassination

browsed just a little more.

love this city.

celebrated home team victory.