Category Archives: fear

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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What it means to be human

“Before 70 we are merely respected at best and we have to behave all the time. But after 70 we are respected, esteemed, admired, and revered and don’t have to behave unless we want to” – Mark Twain   We … Continue reading

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Defensive Driving

“Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.”  – Erma Bombeck Last year we finally quit working and retired. And since that momentous decision I’ve become too familiar with a certain recliner and a TV remote. … Continue reading

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Decisions…….Decisions

“Everything happens for a reason. But sometimes the reason is that you’re stupid and you make bad decisions”   Should I watch the Masters or take a nap? Welllllllll…..what if I usurp 4 days and 16 hours of my limited … Continue reading

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Help. I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up

“I can resist everything but temptation” – The Force by Don Winslow Are you sick of these TV commercials? “Help. I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” I know I am. I don’t enjoy the graphic depictions of yet another … Continue reading

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Earthquake

Wow. Just experienced my first earthquake. Was working on the computer when, at 5:22 am, the room shook. Not too much but enough to get my attention. It lasted just a few seconds and left me wondering. What the hell … Continue reading

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God – we have a problem.

“Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence” – Unbound by Richard Currier I look at an airplane and wonder – How the hell does this thing get off the ground? Others only see a means to get from A … Continue reading

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Killer Bees

“Both my ex’s only closed their eyes during sex cause they hated to see me have a good time” – The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh In the old “You won’t believe this department”, I had this conversation … Continue reading

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Kitchen Logic

“His senses went numb at the mystery and immensity of time” – Police by Jo Nesbo Dad……….this morning mom said something about Kitchen Logic. What was she talking about? Well son…….have you heard of Black Holes in space? Dark matter? … Continue reading

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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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