Category Archives: life

Get Out of My Tepee

“My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.” – Muhammad Yunus Maybe you’ve noticed. Chances are if you … 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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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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Death

“Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.” – Carl Jung Do you agree with this quote? I’m not sure I do. On the other hand, I’m not even … Continue reading

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The Sea

“There’s something about the water-that solitary kind of peaceful feeling you’re on earth, but not quite.” – John C. Reilly For sure – there’s something about water. It kind of freaks me out. Scares the living you know what out … 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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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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