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My name is Joe

“I was constantly chasing the tail of my own brain” – An Unquiet Mind by Kay Jamison Getting older and finding it harder and harder to remember little things. Like names. And in this business, it’s important to remember names. … Continue reading

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The Search

“Love, like life, is much stranger and far more complicated than one is brought up to believe” – An Unquiet Mind by Kay Jamison  The quest for a new GP Doctor here in Victoria began on the internet. A list … Continue reading

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Human Kindness

“It is the history of our kindnesses that alone makes this world tolerable” – Robert Louis Stevenson  When I hear of, read about, or am privileged to witness acts of human kindness I am often moved to tears. Surely these … Continue reading

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Bad JuJu

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage” – Anais Nin I admit it. I’ve been in a funk lately. A real downer. It’s so hard to be upbeat when one is surrounded by people who just don’t care. … Continue reading

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Torture

“The truth is that no one lives off the truth and that’s why no one cares about the truth” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo Made a serious mistake today. Don’t know how it happened. Guess I just forgot to … Continue reading

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Doomsday

“You don’t have to believe in omens to be seduced by them” – Desert Places by Robyn Davidson I’m really in to the series “How the Universe Works”. Fascinating stuff. Much of the information given on the show is over … Continue reading

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Fernando

“The best thing you can do for the poor is not be one of them” – Red on Red by Edward Conlon This is Fernando. He is one of the most bona fide, decent human beings one could be fortunate … Continue reading

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Cowboys

“There is no time to heal that sort of wound” – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman I’m at a point in my life. I’m finally there. I care not a whit for other people’s opinions on just about … Continue reading

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Fear

“People are afraid of what they don’t understand. And hate what they’re afraid of” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo Is that always true? Did Jo Nesbo nail it? There is so much that I just don’t understand. Like the … Continue reading

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Nauseating

“Life was like a movie and everybody thought they were the star of it. That’s why dying was hard. People didn’t want to accept it, that the movie would go on without them” Whiplash River by Lou Berney   Don’t … Continue reading

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