Tag Archives: Merced CA

Profile Response: Candice Adam-Medefind, Executive Director of Healthy House, Merced, CA

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman changed my perspective on medicine and culture. The story of an epileptic Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures changed Merced, CA in more profound … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 154 – Merced, CA to Ceres, CA

October 6, 2015 – Sunny, 75 degrees Miles Today: 38 Miles to Date: 8,133 States to Date: 25 I spent the morning in Merced, a traditional ag town that is being transformed by the newest addition of the University of … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 153 – Madera, CA to Merced, CA

October 5, 2015 – Sunny, 75 degrees Miles Today: 51 Miles to Date: 8,095 States to Date: 25 Today I was drenched in drought. I zig-zagged through the grid of agricultural roads laid out over the Central Valley. The land … Continue reading

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