Over the last couple of weeks I have had several interactions at work that have left me questioning how I am portraying myself as a professional, and how I am being perceived by those with whom I interact. Probably about 90% of the time I feel respected and valued as a Doctor of Physical Therapy by … More Respect: A Two Way Street
I have neglected this blog for the last few months due to an increasingly hectic schedule filled with studying for my specialist exam, preparing a presentation for Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, and working long hours at my last assignment. I am now two weeks into my second travel assignment, and with my exam … More Team Approach
While browsing Facebook a couple of weeks ago (a thing I am ashamed to admit I spend far too much time doing) I came upon a thought-provoking article about the dangers of falls in the elderly (I justify my time on Facebook by the useful articles and news stories I would otherwise not find). As a … More Falls: Am I Doing Enough?
I have now been in Monroe, LA for almost two weeks, and one of the things that has struck me the most is how unfriendly this city is to pedestrians and cyclists. More unfriendly than almost any other moderate sized city I have ever been in. For a city that has both a large university … More A Culture Built on Cars
During the month of August I spent a fair amount of time trying to figure out when we could make a trip to MN to visit family members who were unable to attend our wedding. As August drew to a close and September rolled in, the facility at which I had interviewed called to tell me … More Road Trip On the Fly
Those who know me know that I am a planner. I like to know what’s going to be happening well in advance so I know what I’ll be doing, when I’ll be doing it, and how to prepare for it. The last three months have been anything but that. After a pursuing several unsuccessful job … More Road Trip — The Beginning