Category Archives: America

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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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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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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Gone

“Time washes away all traces of what had been” – Starvation Heights by Gregg Olsen   I’m at that age when family and friends are dying much too frequently. Lost another good friend last week. At 68, a too young … Continue reading

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