Category Archives: All kinds

The Hospital

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemmingway   Several months ago I took a part-time job driving a shuttle for a local hospital in Tulsa. I … Continue reading

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I Know

“It is a great misfortune to be alone, my friends, and it must be believed that solitude can quickly destroy reason.”   Having experienced loneliness, I know this to be true. How about you?”

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I’m A Guy

“We did not change as we grew older, we just became more clearly ourselves.” – Lynn Hall  My wife accuses me of being pig headed. Not always, but sometimes. For instance, I mostly ignore directions. Specifically HOW TO things How … Continue reading

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Get Out of My Tepee

“My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.” – Muhammad Yunus Maybe you’ve noticed. Chances are if you … Continue reading

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You never know

“I’m not afraid of chaos and I’m happy talking to strangers. I really love not knowing where I’m going.” – Fiona Shaw   Not a big fan of chaos. Fact is, I kind of fear it. However, I’m not averse … Continue reading

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Death

“Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.” – Carl Jung Do you agree with this quote? I’m not sure I do. On the other hand, I’m not even … Continue reading

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Thinkers

“Man’s mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth” – Desiderius Erasmus  Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam was one of Europe’s most famous and influential scholars. A man of great intellect who rose from meager beginnings to become … Continue reading

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Hell Week

“No matter who tries to teach you lessons on life, you won’t understand it until you go through it yourself”   What a week. So glad it’s over. Monday. Picked up this 60 year old woman. She must be the … Continue reading

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The Talker

“Tis better to be alone than in bad company” – Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Coleman Ever been around someone who talked all the time. Incessantly. No pauses. A running monologue of irrelevant observations and mind numbing platitudes till blood … Continue reading

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Attention Getters

 “True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country” – Kurt Vonnegut 99% of the patients we transport are just trying to get through the day. Not given to conversation. … Continue reading

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