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As the clocks “spring ahead,” how do you put an extra “spring” in your step?

Lucy Wright out for a sunny spring walk at the University of Virginia. Photo by Dr. Scott Wright.


Long walks with labradoodles, gardening, and hiking!

Lifelong Learning in Clinical Excellence | March 6, 2020 | <1 min read


Dr. Shannon Scott-Vernaglia, Mass General

Rake and prepare the garden beds! The hint of spring is in the Boston air!

Dr. Mariah Robertson, Johns Hopkins Medicine

My sons are in an all-outdoor nature school & are very excited about looking for “signs of spring” so much so that they created a chant for every time they see a bud on a tree or a sprig of green poking through the ground. I can’t help but get behind their enthusiasm.

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Dr. Chase Webber, Vanderbilt Univerisity

Hiking in Middle, TN. There are small signs of life about to bloom, sometimes where you least expect it!

Dr. Gaye Cunnane, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Chatting about “the grand stretch in the evenings” with your neighbors while admiring the nascent spring flowers in the gardens.

Dr. Scott Wright, Johns Hopkins Medicine

In the springtime when I get home from work it’s still light outside! This lets me take Lucy, my labradoodle, for a nice long walk. These steps with my bestest friend makes me especially happy to be alive.

Dr. Lingsheng Li, Johns Hopkins Medicine

I love visiting the Sunday Baltimore Farmers’ Market under the Jones Falls Expressway! Zeke’s coffee + fresh flowers/produce + veggie breakfast burrito are the perfect recipe to end a week and greet the next!