objectives for a happy life

11 Jun

One of our course directors for GI is this unexpectedly adorable physician from Tennessee.  He used to play competitive baseball.  Now he wears bow-ties to lecture, gets the class to simmer down at the start of lecture by either singing or repeating firmly into the mic “yo!  yo!” and hints at high yield facts with, “Now listen up, lads…”

As I fake it until I make it this weekend (we’re trying a little experiment: pretending our final is this Monday), I’m remembering Dr. F’s personal everyday objectives, finding contentment in the simple (albeit incredibly important) joys of life:

  1. To be able to get from home to work to back home without getting lost.
  2. To maintain continence.
  3. To not wake up dead.

I’m three for three today!


One Response to “objectives for a happy life”


  1. class of ’62 « anna in med school - August 22, 2011

    […] getting lost.  (According to our darling GI course director from the Spring, I half-fulfilled one of the three objectives for a happy life right there.)  As my feet met the Penn grounds this morning, the voice in my head repeated, just […]

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