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Iceland

More Excellent Adventures: Tripping Together

It’s a big risk taking a trip together. For some couples (as we both know) planning a trip, packing to leave, and spending 10+ days ...
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Iceland

Rob and Beth’s Excellent Adventure

We made it! We took 10 days to drive around the island of Iceland, mostly following the Ring Road — Highway 1– which circles around ...
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Iceland

Iceland Highlight Reel

Before I launch into the narrative about our trip, I wanted to give a highlight of the things we saw along the way. I’m going ...
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Iceland

Honeymoon in Iceland

Hey folks! It’s been a long time, and MUCH has happened since I last wrote here. Most importantly…… I got married! This is old news ...
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Adventures in Medicine

Independence

After nearly a year of planning my exit strategy, my final day as a hospital-employed physician was 6/30/23. How surreal to finally be independent! In ...
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Health Care - How it's Broken

FU, FFS

A poem about the painful absurdities of practicing in a fee-for-service model. Published on Doctors’ Day 2023, in celebration of my impending freedom from this ...
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American Medicine

Ask Your Doctor if this Blog is Right for You

You’ve seen the commercials: the ones with the attractive, happy and healthy looking people whose lives have been changed by the latest and greatest new ...
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Direct Primary Care

Cookie Doctor

I think I reached my pinnacle:  I got my face on a cookie! This was part of the 10-year anniversary party we held with a ...
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Being a Doctor

An Uncloudy Day

Oh, they tell me of a home far beyond the skies Oh, they tell me of a home far away Oh, they tell me of ...
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