Consummate Loaf

Consummate Loaf (4/21/2010)

When I was a senior in High School we took the Scholarship Aptitude Tests to get into college. I don’t remember what I got on the general test but I got a 770 on the math side. Soon after the results came in Father Guterl accosted me in the hall outside his office and said “I have always thought it and now I know it. You are a Consummate Loaf.” That conversation has stayed with me for over 50 years. I’m not sure if I am ashamed or proud of it. In some ways I agree and in some I disagree. I have worked hard all my life but I have goofed off and not done what I should have done many times. One of my favorite pictures of Ivan Albright, which I have hung in my office, is titled “That which I should have done I did not do.”

I will leave it up to you.

About danielcfischer

Loyola School in NYC, Georgetown University, Shrader Sound, ACF Electronics, National Staffing Consultants, Univac, Applied Data Research, Western Union, Wells Fargo, Prometheus Products, Access Master, GasTech, Lawrence Livermore
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