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The Sea

“There’s something about the water-that solitary kind of peaceful feeling you’re on earth, but not quite.” – John C. Reilly For sure – there’s something about water. It kind of freaks me out. Scares the living you know what out … Continue reading

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Hate Speech

“He severed the umbilical cord to the rest of humanity” – The Thirst by Jo Nesbo That’s what I seem to be doing. Severing most ties to the rest of humanity. Hell, that’s exactly what I’m doing. Seeming intelligent people, … 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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One Last Hug

“There is a wisdom of the head and a wisdom of the heart” – Charles Dickens Retirement bored me. So…………I got a part time job driving a van for a medical transport company here in Tulsa. Have been doing that … Continue reading

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A Day in the LIfe of………..

“Stepping into a tornado screams…..This is the dumbest thing you will ever do.” –  Shannon Messenger, Let the Sky Fall   So I was minding my own business. Just doing my job. Driving a patient to her appointment. Suddenly…… Rain so … Continue reading

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Make A Way

“You are going to die. There is no question about that. The question is are you going to live?”   Been working this medical transport thing for 3 months. Poor health is a heavy cross. Poverty exacerbates the misery. These … Continue reading

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Love on the road

“I thought I was promiscuous, but it turns out I was just thorough.” — Russell Brand While driving for a medical transportation co in the Tulsa area, I use a blue tooth device with my Iphone to monitor the GPS app … Continue reading

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