In this humorous, entertaining, and poignant memoir Philip M. Coons, M.D., writes about his life from the time of his conception to his recent retirement. His memories, written as ninety brief vignettes, include episodes from kindergarten through twelfth grade, Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana, Indiana University School of Medicine, rotating internship at Indianapolis’ Methodist Hospital, and general psychiatry residency at Indiana University Hospitals. In this volume he humorously describes his family, dating and marriage, hobbies, cooking, dancing lessons, and nicknames. Although he has lived in Indianapolis, Indiana most of his life, he attended high school in Puerto Rico and New Albany, Indiana. Dr. Coons shares serious reflections on depression, spirituality, dissociation, desegregation, homosexuality, death and dying, divorce, and life changing experiences including cancer.