Category Archives: Texas

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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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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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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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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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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Father’s Day

“My greatest achievement in life, and I’m still trying to achieve it, is to be a wonderful father to my kids” Bo Jackson

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24 Hours

“The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will” – Chuck Palahniuk In the last 24 hours we experienced a 4.4 earthquake – watched a historic, exciting Triple Crown winner – and our President flew … 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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