“But there was another reason our encounters were so fulfilling: distractions were nonexistent. There were no text messages or emails to interrupt us; no one was worrying about places they had to be, or things they had to do tomorrow. They weren’t preoccupied with people who weren’t there. Some hikers didn’t even bring their cell phones on the trail. We were there together, in the moment, fully engaged. And we listened—really listened—to what others had to say. These were true conversations.”

  • Attending: Good luck with your rehab.
  • Patient: You can stay with me. We'll do rehab together.

“Happiness is the management of expectations.”

Crazy storm blew through Dallas this afternoon. This was my drive home.


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Great view of the Dallas skyline from Zale.

Great view of the Dallas skyline from Zale.


  tags:   Dallas   zale   ms4   sub i   beautiful   view

New Parkland framed.

New Parkland framed.


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It’s taken me more than a year, but today I feel like this is true.

It’s taken me more than a year, but today I feel like this is true.


  tags:   medical school   ms4   the game   clinical   rotations   ms3

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