Labor Day Weekend hike to Headquarters Pass, Work & Life Balance

Hiking up and over Headquarters Pass in the Bob Marshall Wilderness this Labor Day weekend, was a lot of fun. The kids are growing up too quickly and by taking a pause from work and cherishing our time together, we decided to go on a hike none of us had done before. I have six … More Labor Day Weekend hike to Headquarters Pass, Work & Life Balance

Day hike to Steamboat Mountain Lookout & starting with Cataract Falls. Work and Life Balance

We started out with a quick visit to Cataract Falls, near the parking area and Trailhead for the Steamboat Mountain Lookout trail. Twenty plus years ago, I had visited the Cataract Falls in winter to do a little ice climbing of the frozen falls, but first time seeing in the liquid state. I have 9 … More Day hike to Steamboat Mountain Lookout & starting with Cataract Falls. Work and Life Balance

Benchmark Campground & Patrol Mountain Lookout Hike #WorkLifeBalance

We had a fantastic time and got to meet the infamous Sam, who mans the Forest Service Lookout. A strenuous 6 mile hike up to the lookout, fording Straight Creek at about 3 miles, up through the Honeymoon Basin, switchbacks to the top. We spent the night before at Benchmark campground and have a series … More Benchmark Campground & Patrol Mountain Lookout Hike #WorkLifeBalance

Camping at Wood Lake & Crown Mountain Hike, Work Life Balance

It is quite difficult to be away more than five days in a row from the office, and instead have been working four day work weeks this summer. Being less than a two hour drive from some of the most spectacular scenery in the country, socked between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, the three day … More Camping at Wood Lake & Crown Mountain Hike, Work Life Balance

Mill Falls Campground and Hidden Lake, Work Life Balance

The weather was perfect so we ventured out into the National Forest and camped at Mill Falls Campground, very close to the trail head for Hidden (Our) Lake.  I would like to share the experience with seven short videos uploaded to you tube. Mill Falls just a short distance from the campground. We drove about … More Mill Falls Campground and Hidden Lake, Work Life Balance

Paradoxically the technology takes us back to the patient

Walking into the examination room, picking up the cues of worry in the body language, and listening. Examining and then figuring out the approach of care is art as much science. But most, if not all of this, can be done without even looking at a computer screen, but paradoxically the technology takes us back … More Paradoxically the technology takes us back to the patient