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Ellie Patient Expert

Frederick, Maryland
I'm a paramedic in transition.  Working on my disaster management masters degree in England.
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The Tourist by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc As I mentioned before (about two months ago), India is a difficult place for me to blend in. I must note now, that in Jaipur, I was never happier to be a tourist.  As you ... Read on »
The Taj by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Back in 1632ish, the third and most beloved wife of then Emperor, Shah Jahan died due to complications of childbirth.  This most profound and grief worthy death prompted t ... Read on »
Caves of Wonder by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc When I preface this entry with 'we spent a long weekend looking at caves' you may think that sounds ridiculous.  When I explain that they are ancient man made caves carved ... Read on »
Grandmom by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Last week, my 97 year old grandmother died peacefully at home.  I wanted to share this eulogy with you who may not have known her. “97” I said, answering again her fam ... Read on »
Mumbai by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I started this post by opening the folder of pictures that correspond and I find now, like when I was there, that the entire thing is completely unbelievable.  Mumbai itse ... Read on »
Blog? by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Mom:  Did you forget about the blog? Me:  Blog?....(laughs)  Yeah, I did. Mom:  What happened to writing once a week? Me:  (feeble excuse)  Oh, man, I even missed my bl ... Read on »
India by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I've waited a long time to write about India, wanting so deeply to do the country justice. There are so many negative stereotypes that I want, in my small way, to break, ... Read on »
Consistency by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc What annoys me the most about driving are the drivers whom are completely inconsistent. Those who speed up in the passing zone but manage to stay well under the speed limit ... Read on »
Horn Please by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I think that one way to start with India is to talk about driving. It is the first thing you'll notice. It's unavoidable, interesting, and a definite conversation starte ... Read on »
I see. by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc I have been wondering how to make the blog more awesome.  Wait, I've got it- write on it more?  No, that's silly.  Surely it will get more awesome just by exisiting.  I me ... Read on »
New New Year by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc As I write this, it isn't the 31st.  It's not even the 1st, but in my defense, it's been an odd couple of days.  I arrived from India on the morning of the 31st.  From there ... Read on »
Day 14 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Carrots and more shoes. Read on »
Day 13 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc The world's largest sundial.  And a motorbike. Read on »
Day 10 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Santa! Just kidding: Taj Mahal!  Read on »
Day 9 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Brotherly love. Read on »
Day 7 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc Finally. Read on »
Day 6 by Ellie Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Life as a Doc An amazing tractor, and more amazing Ajanta Caves.  Such a long story about them, I'll tell you later...or wikipedia can.  Read on »