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The Hospital

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemmingway   Several months ago I took a part-time job driving a shuttle for a local hospital in Tulsa. I … Continue reading

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I’m A Guy

“We did not change as we grew older, we just became more clearly ourselves.” – Lynn Hall  My wife accuses me of being pig headed. Not always, but sometimes. For instance, I mostly ignore directions. Specifically HOW TO things How … Continue reading

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You never know

“I’m not afraid of chaos and I’m happy talking to strangers. I really love not knowing where I’m going.” – Fiona Shaw   Not a big fan of chaos. Fact is, I kind of fear it. However, I’m not averse … Continue reading

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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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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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Life in Perspective

“Patient care should always be the key objective for any healthcare provider. It’s as simple as that” – Florence Nightingale   I’ve been driving for this medical transport co for 2 weeks. We transport old and/or indigent people to doctors … 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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Sticker Shock

“It was the word, sad. Sad has an ugly weight” – The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais Moving to a stick house with our daughter presented us with a small dilemma. What to do with the Motorhome? Sell it? Donate … Continue reading

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Moving On

“I just want my portion of humanity” – Unknown Today we begin another chapter. Possibly the final. We left our gate of 13 months this past Monday. Luckily, after a long idle time, the engine turned over and everything worked. … Continue reading

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The End

“Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment” – The Night Shift by Brian Goldman This coming Monday (7/17) we will finally end a marathon work effort. 13 months without a break. A day off. An hour … Continue reading

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