So Much To Do – So Little Time

So Much To Do – So Little Time How to maximize your experience in a new location I’m sure all traveling clinicians have their own reasons for loving to travel, whether it is the variety in working environment, flexibility of schedule, or increased income (or all!)  But we all do it because we love to…

2016 Travelers Conference Re-cap

2016 Travelers Conference Re-cap Travelers Conference 2016 was essentially a celebration of the freedom and the adventure that the travel healthcare lifestyle brings – no wonder it was in Las Vegas!  3 days of seminars, networking, schmoozing, wine-and-dining, and of course some all night parties!  Despite all of the shenanigans, we would leave the conference…

Pikes Peak summit 2016

My Love-Hate Relationship with Pikes Peak

My Love-Hate Relationship with Pikes Peak Some things never change… even when everything else does. Just a couple weeks ago, Steve and I tackled an epic race on America’s Mountain: Pikes Peak. While I chose to just race to the top in the Ascent on Saturday, Steve wanted to tackle the Marathon on Sunday, where…

Black and White image of Ellen at the Grand Canyon

Gray Pride

Gray Pride As another election season rolls through, the various media outlets and talking heads busy themselves by spouting pseudo-news and ever increasingly alarmist stories about “A country divided!”  We have Red states, Blue states, Environmentalists, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Anti-LGBT, Black Lives Matter, the 99%, States Rights, Big Business, Big Pharma…Big Deal! Working as a traveler…

TravelCon 2016

Travel Convention 2016!

Booked! We are so excited to announce that we will be in Las Vegas September 25-27 for the 2016 Travelers Conference! This event is a great opportunity for ANYONE in healthcare to learn about traveling and to network. Presentations, Swag, and Parties Galore! Book your tickets now and join us for the party! Just a few…

Bryce Canyon 100

so this one time…Ep. 2

Feeling emaciated, cracked lips, aching thighs, calves and feet, I strained to place one shoe further than six inches ahead of the other.  We were making good time as we weaved in and out of the red canyons of Southern Utah, but around mile marker 42 I fell apart.  Nausea had set in along side…

Hardrock 100 Island Lake Elites

You Need to Run an Ultramarathon

Ok, hold on.  Stick with me here. I am well aware that many of you are not fond of running.  For some simply the thought of lacing up the tennies for a little jog (or “yog,” Ive heard it both ways) is nauseating and vile.  But ultra running is only a distant kin to what…

Our Maui Adventures!

Maui is a surprisingly magical place.  Quite honestly I did not know what to expect.  We are mountain people at heart (hence the beard and closet full of plaid) and were even skeptical about how much we would enjoy such a beach-centric destination.  Maybe it was the Aloha spirit or the southern swell but we…