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Stop and Smell the Roses

Spring is almost here. Well, that is what I thought prior to the recent arctic blast we experienced this past week complete with snow and icy roads. Previously, I had been boasting of the mild winter weather this year and anticipating...
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Self-Care Sunday: Treat Yourself

In order to become a doctor, you have to take a lot of tests. Some of these tests are more important than others. One being the MCAT, which is required for admittance to medical school and the higher the score,...
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A Day (or two) at the Museum – Photo Gallery

The past two weekends have included visits to local museums. Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to visit the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture. This museum offers exhibits focused on African American history specific...
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Self-Care Sunday: Create a Refuge

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links and if you make a purchase from these links, I receive a percentage. This is not a sponsored post. As a resident physician, I am required to work 24-hour shifts at least twice a...
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Preparation is Key: International Travel Essentials

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links and if you make a purchase from these links, I receive a percentage. This is not a sponsored post. After I posted, “Plan Your Escape,” providing tips on how to book affordable international travel,...
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Self-Care Sunday: Learn to Say No

I am starting a series of weekly posts that emphasize self-care. We are living in stressful times with constant news stories about strife and discord in this nation and worldwide. I think it is very important at this time to...
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Learn Something New 

So I randomly decided that I wanted to try my hand at skiing. This is random because historically, I have not been good at activities that involve lack of brakes, i.e. ice skating, rollerblading, etc. I am definitely not a...
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Conquer Rome!

Rome wasn’t built in a day, but I’m certain you can have an amazing visit to Rome in three days!...
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Seize the Day!

I am a planner. I like to plan months to years ahead and anticipate any road blocks that may arise. I am the person who has a 5 year plan and adamently sticks to it. Unfortunately, I find that the...
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Enhance Your Stay

I have been a huge fan of Airbnb since staying in Airbnb rentals during my first trip to Europe in 2013. We stayed in the most beautiful spaces and had the most amazing experiences. I sing the praises of Airbnb...
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