Category Archives: Conversations

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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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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A Mystery

“You don’t throw a life away just because it’s broken a little” – From Seabiscuit   Time alters most relationships. One’s experiences, health, environment, personality, the fickle fates and fortunes of life, all contribute to our view of everything. I … Continue reading

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Chatty Runners

“No one is normal” I’m not a gut wrenching, hard core, in your face exercise fanatic. At my age and given my current health, I exercise slowly. Take my time. Smell the roses. Exercise should not be torture. So………….I stop … Continue reading

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24 Hours

“The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will” – Chuck Palahniuk In the last 24 hours we experienced a 4.4 earthquake – watched a historic, exciting Triple Crown winner – and our President flew … Continue reading

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A Living Thing

“‘I am’ is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that ‘I do’ is the longest sentence?” – George Carlin Have you noticed how some people are giving life to inanimate objects? They like to say … Continue reading

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A Gift

“Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence” – Aristotle   My daughter Ann is Bi-Polar. It is a very difficult condition to live with. A heavy cross to carry. And especially … Continue reading

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