Author Archives: Texas Heat

First Rock N Roll music

“If I’m not working on something, I literally just sit and think, which I don’t think is productive.” – Adam Driver During a conversation with my wife and daughter, the subject of the first Rock N Roll song came up. … Continue reading

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A Father’s Love

“Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.” Sitting on a park bench, enjoying the warmth of the noonday sun. Shortly, a man and his young son sat on a bench close by. The rhythm … Continue reading

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Needle In A Haystack

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein On the job. Phone rings. Pick up at North entrance. Guy needs help finding his car. The North entrance is the furthest point from my current position. … Continue reading

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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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What Was I Thinking?

“You don’t know what unconditional love is if you don’t have a child, you don’t know what that is.” – Regina King   So yesterday I finally got those rain gutters installed that the house so badly needed. As the … Continue reading

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Parent’s Day

“The older you get, the quieter you become. Life humbles you deeply as you age. You realize how much nonsense you’ve wasted time on.”   Mother’s Day. A day, set aside, to celebrate Mothers. But wait. There can be no … Continue reading

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This Could Kill You

“Don’t forget to drink water and get some sun. You’re basically a houseplant with more complicated emotions.” Woke up Tuesday morning in a sweat. 103 temp. Could not move. I was sick. Very sick. About noon my wife told me I … Continue reading

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Betty

“It’s hard to remember that life is a miracle. We’re just living it and we forget that.” – Rachel Weis This is Betty. She’s 91 years young. Born and raised in a small town in Northeastern Oklahoma. Lives now in … Continue reading

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