Category Archives: death

I don’t get it.

“One day you just wake up and discover that you got old while you were sleeping.” – “This is where I leave you” – by Jonathan Tropper My cousin Richard. Three years older than I. What a guy. When I … Continue reading

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Young and Dumb

“Youth is the great deceiver” – The diary of an Immortal by David Castello Think about it. When you were young, all things were possible. Every day was an adventure. And then life slaps you across the mouth. You age. … 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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Loss

“When people enter your life, they expand your world. But when they leave, the void is that much greater” – Blueblood by Mathew Iden Lost a dear friend recently. Cancer at 71. Not a pleasant experience. Pat and I were … Continue reading

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Cold Spell

“Common sense aided by present danger, will sometimes be too strong for whimsical opinions” – Franklin by Thomas Fleming I’m watching an episode of the “The Last Alaskans”. Just about my favorite show thing to do. The show archives the … Continue reading

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Point vs counter point.

“I hope there’s some revenge out there somewhere. I don’t know if there’s another way to make it right” – The innocents by Ace Atkins I do enjoy a good book. Well written. Interesting plot. Plausible characters. Heaven. However, I … Continue reading

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Tupperware

“At my age, the only thing that’ll get me in trouble is too much stool softener” – “Redemption Street” by Reed Farrel Coleman So I called Cliff this morning. Hi Bob……what’s up? Just checking on you. Are you at the … Continue reading

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Health

“I don’t like to rely on hope. You never know how that’s going to go” – Edward Unspooled by Craig Lancaster Hope. Now there’s a powerful word. Many have said that without hope we have nothing. Actually, without your health, … Continue reading

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Michael

“The only thing you can really count on is that things change” – Edward Unspooled by Craig Michael Ajiboye is the foreman of the Patterson yard I’m working. He is from Nigeria. I’m still not sure why he now lives … Continue reading

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The Hot Tub

“That was the worst thing of all, time to think. Time to think was life’s petri dish” – Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Coleman My old buddy Cliff is working a fracking rig just north of Laredo, by himself. A … Continue reading

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