Category Archives: friendship

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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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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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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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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Eating Crow

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing” – Benjamin Franklin I made a serious mistake. I used a word I did not know the true meaning of yesterday. I thought the word defined frivolous behavior. It does … 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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Fernando

“The best thing you can do for the poor is not be one of them” – Red on Red by Edward Conlon This is Fernando. He is one of the most bona fide, decent human beings one could be fortunate … Continue reading

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Dead End

“The truth was, you couldn’t ever really know what was in someone else’s heart. It was difficult enough to know what was in your own.” – “The Devil Wins” by Robert B. Parker Time and the flow of life change … 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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Veterans Day

“Everything you do leaves traces” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo I am a veteran. I did in fact serve in the US Army from 1965 to 1969. Four years that seemed like a lifetime back then. Like all GI’s, … Continue reading

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