Category Archives: health

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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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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Balance

“It was the word, sad. Sad has an ugly weight” – The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais   “I scream my questions at the universe. Most of them never get answered” But this one did. Well………sort of. A confession here. … 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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THE ZIPPER

“Can’t be afraid of death. Only afraid of the pain you go through to get to death” Today, May 30, Gaby and I celebrated 50 years of marriage, to each other. Consecutively. Not someone else. No combination of several others. … Continue reading

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Eye Candy

“Hiking is a bit like life: The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself the opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, … Continue reading

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Take a Hike

“The realization floods into your veins and overwhelms you” – Don’t let go by Harlan Coben The city of Tulsa maintains 3 or 4 miles of hiking trails on something called Turkey Mountain located west of and bordering the Arkansas … Continue reading

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