Category Archives: life

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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The Search

“Love, like life, is much stranger and far more complicated than one is brought up to believe” – An Unquiet Mind by Kay Jamison  The quest for a new GP Doctor here in Victoria began on the internet. A list … Continue reading

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Human Kindness

“It is the history of our kindnesses that alone makes this world tolerable” – Robert Louis Stevenson  When I hear of, read about, or am privileged to witness acts of human kindness I am often moved to tears. Surely these … Continue reading

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Bad JuJu

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage” – Anais Nin I admit it. I’ve been in a funk lately. A real downer. It’s so hard to be upbeat when one is surrounded by people who just don’t care. … Continue reading

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Torture

“The truth is that no one lives off the truth and that’s why no one cares about the truth” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo Made a serious mistake today. Don’t know how it happened. Guess I just forgot to … Continue reading

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Doomsday

“You don’t have to believe in omens to be seduced by them” – Desert Places by Robyn Davidson I’m really in to the series “How the Universe Works”. Fascinating stuff. Much of the information given on the show is over … Continue reading

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Fear

“People are afraid of what they don’t understand. And hate what they’re afraid of” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo Is that always true? Did Jo Nesbo nail it? There is so much that I just don’t understand. Like the … Continue reading

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Cancer

“It’s when you reach the end of things that you want to go back” – The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly You have cancer. I heard those words in 2009. The paradigm shifted. Instinctively I knew my world, … 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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Napoleon Bonaparte

“It is essential that the morals and political ideas of the generation which is now growing up should no longer be dependent on the news of the day or circumstances of the moment.  Men already differ enough in their inclinations, … Continue reading

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