Mad (scrub) cap adventures: “What’s Up Doc?” cap

So, there isn’t really a deep symbolism behind this cap.  Yes, I was a huge Bugs Bunny and Looney Tunes kid, but seriously, I think I would have bought this fabric even if I hadn’t been, because come on, has any fabric ever lent itself to this purpose better? I’m calling this the only thing…

How I spent last Saturday: Syrian Refugee Clinic

So, I’m a little tardy on getting this post up, but whatever, better late than never, right? 🙂  This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to be a part of a really great endeavour: a special clinic for the recent influx of Syrian refugees. Now, a little background: Newfoundland usually gets a little over 100…

Mad (scrub) cap adventures: Super Mario Brothers

As an admitted Nintendo child, Mario and Luigi were definitely a big part of my childhood. Mario Golf, Tennis, Kart, Party, Super Smash, and of course Super Mario are all games and franchises that I’ve got fond memories of.  So, when I started down this little rabbit hole of mine, I knew I wanted a…

Life and death on the periphery

So, this week I had an interesting contrast occur to me: 2 deaths of celebrities I really admired, and one update on a life. Now, I’m always cautious with the terminology I use to describe my feelings about celebrity deaths.  I think “grief” and “mourn” are incorrect terms: I didn’t know Alan Rickman or David…

Mad (scrub) cap adventures: Dr. Seuss’ “Oh the Places” cap

Look, it was bound to happen.  From being the book I took with me as a present from a friends mother when I moved provinces after my parents divorce, to the quotes I have on my 2 graduation rings, to the title of this blog, it’s probably clear that Dr. Seuss’ “Oh the Places You’ll…

Performance Medicine

Clinical skills is sort of an interesting experience. On one hand, it is clearly a teaching tool for necessary skills that will be needed in actual practice. It’s a place to learn and develop these skills with experienced tutors, in a safe learning environment, with simulated patients. On the other hand, it is artificial as…

Mad (Scrub) cap adventures: The Star Wars caps

Star Wars is one of those things that all geeks have some awareness of, even if they aren’t the biggest fans, and with the recent release of the (quite excellent The Force Awakens) that sentence is now probably true for almost all movie going public.  Though perhaps a bigger Trekkie myself, Star Wars has always…

Mad (scrub) cap adventures: The “Exploding Tardis” cap

So, there is going to be a ton of these posts coming soon, just FYI (guess who spent a good part of her Christmas money on fabric? 😉 ) but I must say this cap is competition for my ‘favourite’ cap spot. As I’ve made abundantly clear, I’m a huge Doctor Who fan, and one…

The “slow” break

So, I’ve been back at university now for 3 days, and I feel pretty much like this: Part of the hardest part of coming back to school after a break is trying to reset your sleep cycle back to school hours, and the struggle to do so is very real. My break, however, was really…