Tags » Rural

Autumn Movement

I’ve been a bit long-winded in the past few posts, so a short-winded post about today’s piece. The words are another poem from Carl Sandburg, this time from his 1919 collection… 355 more words


Setting yourself up for failure: an expert’s tale. 

Today was not my day. Not only was I up over 3 pounds (this always happens when I start exercising, which is why I usually quit…) but my C25K workout was to run for 20 minutes. 445 more words

QuickStats: Infant Mortality Rate, by Urbanization Level — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2007 and 2015

In both 2007 and 2015, infant mortality rates were highest in rural counties (7.5 infant deaths per 1,000 live births and 6.8, respectively).

Rates were lower in small and medium urban counties (7.1 in 2007 and 6.4 in 2015) and lowest in large urban counties (6.4 in 2007 and 5.4 in 2015). 38 more words


The Running Man

Brgy. Magay, Compostela
November 9, 2016

My team of three nurses and one medical student (me) went up to this uphill village several kilometers from the town center.  1,983 more words

Medical School

(61) El Retamar-Santiago Del Teide Circular (Santiago del Teide)

Route Summary
A short circular route on old caminos providing the opportunity to visit El Retamar, Santiago del Teide and El Molledo, high above the tourist hot-spots in Los Gigantes. 310 more words

Latest Walks