It’s Almost Here!!! Where to Find Fall Color

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If there is one thing I think most everyone can agree on, all across the US, is that we just can’t wait for Fall. Crisp-under your feet and in the air. And oh, those beautiful colors! Here’s where and when to catch the best colors in 2018. Mid Sept Color is barely starting in the… Read more »

Vote

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While Waiting in Line I overheard  a couple talking about voting while waiting in line for coffee the other morning.  I was particularly intrigued by their strategy for picking an appropriate candidate for the lesser publicized positions. They each take half of the candidates and they google the names to find out how they will… Read more »

Adventure Wall

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Adventure can be found almost anywhere. Step out your door and it begins for those who look for it. Travelers step out of more doors than most of us giving you even more wonderful things to discover. Why not pick a wall to share all of your wonderful adventures with everyone that sees it. Here… Read more »

Winter Travel

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Planning It’s time to start thinking about where you want to travel in the winter months for your next nurse or allied assignment. Yup. The middle of August and you may be looking at crunch time. Give yourself a good week to consider your options, give your recruiter a call with your top picks, take… Read more »

Shhh…Did You Know You Have………. Bacteria?

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Way back in the 1670’s a textile merchant, inspired by the magnifying glass used for inspecting cloth, built a simple microscope and there it all started. Bacteria was found. Out numbered Bacterial cells outnumber human cells in the body by 30%. Trillions of bacterial cells roaming around in there. Yup, I’m grossed out too, but… Read more »

Cornhole

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Nothing says summer like a good ol’ game of Cornhole but I had never heard of it until this year. Now it is EVERYWHERE! I was at a steakhouse the other night and on one of the many TV’s in my sights was a Cornhole Tournament. ON TV! And the steakhouse thought it was big… Read more »

Procrastination

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Stop Most often procrastination is simply a matter of not knowing how to start. Beating yourself up over not starting is only adding to the frustration so stop. No, really stop. Take a 5 to 15 minute walk, meditate, stretch, do jumping jacks. Anything to clear your mind. Now you might just be ready to… Read more »

San Francisco—Week Four

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Be a Tourist So right after orientation you grabbed an Uber to the nearest San Francisco trolley stop. You hit Fisherman’s Wharf & Ghirardelli Square and had such a great time! You took the Ferry over to Alcatraz on your first day off-ghosts and gardens-so cool. Now it’s week four. What’s next?   Walking There… Read more »

I Want to Be a Travel Nurse

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So you have looked into becoming a travel nurse and you like what you see but you aren’t sure if you know what to expect or what might be expected of you before you can get started. Your license The first thing to consider is your license. Is it valid in the state or states… Read more »

Fire in a Water Bottle

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Ever set a dried-up leaf on fire with a magnifying glass? Did you know your water bottle can do the same thing? Great Camping Trick Use to be, in the old days, there was always someone in the group who had a lighter. A fire isn’t as easy to start these days. “The Art of… Read more »