I Will Dress Like a Slob on an Airplane and No One Can Stop Me: “Showing up to the airport freshly showered and wearing a clean pair of leggings (and a SMILE) is the farthest I’m willing to go, respectability-wise. Others might want to go farther and wear a three-piece suit and that’s up to them. Come the day that we all get stuck at the Detroit airport over night and have to sleep on the floor (it’s happened to me), we’ll see who’s happier with their decision.” It’s not some kind of social commentary on air travel for me… it’s just that I now regard a pair of jeans that haven’t done chores down at the barn as the equivalent of pumps and pantyhose. #HorsePerson?
Infected doctor: Ebola isolation ward wasn’t the most dangerous part of the hospital: “I have to tell you that if I had a choice of working in the isolation unit, or working in [the normal part of a] hospital during the middle of an Ebola outbreak, I’d choose the isolation unit every time. You are provided with all the personal protective equipment you need; you know that every patient you’re going to see is at least suspected of Ebola, if not confirmed to have it. But in the hospital, you have to look at every single patient and say, “Should I think you have Ebola or not?””
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