Friday, January 1, 2010

10 Commandments for 2012

1. Thou Shalt Not eat at any restaurant that has a drive-thru.

2. Thous Shalt Not listen to talk radio, nor shalt thou buy gold.

3. Thou Shalt read at least one piece of literature per month by an author who died before your father was born.

4. Thou Shalt Not drink alone.

5. Thou Shalt express thy patriotism not through the medium of bumper stickers, but through volunteering your time.

6. Thou Shalt learn how to ride a unicycle.

7. Thou Shalt add as many words to thine vocabulary as there are months in the year.

8. Thou Shalt Not receive revealed wisdom, nor shalt thou bow to the dictates of any authority without submitting said dictates and/or wisdom to rigorous empirical inquiry.

9. Thou shalt eat more Greek food. It's delicious!

10. Thou Shalt modify this list of commandments as needed to better fit your life.

5 comments:

Lodo Grdzak said...

Sound like words to live by.

Willie Y said...

Here is a couple of new words to pepper you posts with.

cardioprotective
missalette
pharmacogenetics
physiatry

Spencer Troxell said...

I hope you guys find 2010 to be a very productive year.

Daniel Tricarico said...

This is a great list, Spencer. I should follow most or all of them myself!

Spencer Troxell said...

Thanks for leaving a comment on this post, Dan. I need to be constantly reminded that I wrote it. Commandment 1 is going to be the hardest one for me to keep. I love Taco Bell's Chili Cheese Burritos.