Category Archives: Texas

First Rock N Roll music

“If I’m not working on something, I literally just sit and think, which I don’t think is productive.” – Adam Driver During a conversation with my wife and daughter, the subject of the first Rock N Roll song came up. … Continue reading

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Needle In A Haystack

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein On the job. Phone rings. Pick up at North entrance. Guy needs help finding his car. The North entrance is the furthest point from my current position. … Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?

“You don’t know what unconditional love is if you don’t have a child, you don’t know what that is.” – Regina King   So yesterday I finally got those rain gutters installed that the house so badly needed. As the … Continue reading

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Parent’s Day

“The older you get, the quieter you become. Life humbles you deeply as you age. You realize how much nonsense you’ve wasted time on.”   Mother’s Day. A day, set aside, to celebrate Mothers. But wait. There can be no … 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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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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