About Rochester

February 16, 2018

Snow Tubing Meets Burrito

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

I’m not a particularly brave person. I don’t like speed, drama, or making split second decisions that influence my safety. When I was 8 years old, I went to a go-kart track and people several decades my senior were lapping me like crazy because I was out for a leisurely morning drive. But that all […]

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Tags: #ChipotleAndSnowTubing, #SnowTubingIsForTheBrave


December 13, 2017

Igloos hit Rochester…

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Minnesota is known for its friendly people, Vikings football, numerous lakes (I hear there are 10,000!), and well…the winters. This is probably the main topic I get asked about by my family, friends, and residency applicants. “I hear there are icicles everywhere.” “Do you just ski into work?” “Is there a way to wrap your body entirely […]

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Tags: #Igloo


November 24, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving!

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

Well, with the crisp air and falling leaves comes my favorite holiday. BLACK FRIDAY!!! Okay, yes. I’m being a little sarcastic here. I’m talking about Thanksgiving – a holiday dedicated to good food, family time, and napping. Sounds great! And, as promised, this Thanksgiving was a great one. We had a gorgeous mild day with 40 degree […]

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November 1, 2017

Diwali in Rochester

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

At Mayo, we pride ourselves on our diverse community and inclusive culture. We are truly an international melting pot with employees, residents, and patients coming from countries all over the world. Multiple resource groups are available to support our diverse population here, which simply adds to the richness of our working environment. For the sixth year in a row, […]

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August 24, 2017

Eclipse

By Lucinda Gruber gruberl

We had an excellent Monday this week. The residents thought it was excellent because it was Panera Monday. I thought it was excellent because so many residents were present for my “Chief’s Interesting Case” during noon conference. Dan and Dagny liked it because we had time to see the eclipse after I was done with our differential building […]

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