Category Archives: life

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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Thinkers

“Man’s mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth” – Desiderius Erasmus  Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam was one of Europe’s most famous and influential scholars. A man of great intellect who rose from meager beginnings to become … Continue reading

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Hell Week

“No matter who tries to teach you lessons on life, you won’t understand it until you go through it yourself”   What a week. So glad it’s over. Monday. Picked up this 60 year old woman. She must be the … 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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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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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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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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Love on the road

“I thought I was promiscuous, but it turns out I was just thorough.” — Russell Brand While driving for a medical transportation co in the Tulsa area, I use a blue tooth device with my Iphone to monitor the GPS app … 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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