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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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Dangerous Behavior

“In Seattle, you haven’t had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it’s running”   Been driving for a medical transport co. for several weeks. The most important thing I’ve learned in that brief time is that … Continue reading

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A Mystery

“You don’t throw a life away just because it’s broken a little” – From Seabiscuit   Time alters most relationships. One’s experiences, health, environment, personality, the fickle fates and fortunes of life, all contribute to our view of everything. I … 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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Royal Wedding

“We’re quite a reserved lot, the British, but when we go for it, we really go for it” – The Prime Minister Ann set her alarm for 3 am to watch the Royal Wedding. I was up so I joined … Continue reading

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Scary Behavior

“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” –  Denis Waitley   On live PD, the sheriff department of Greenville County S.C. stopped a driver because his vehicle did not … Continue reading

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Decisions…….Decisions

“Everything happens for a reason. But sometimes the reason is that you’re stupid and you make bad decisions”   Should I watch the Masters or take a nap? Welllllllll…..what if I usurp 4 days and 16 hours of my limited … Continue reading

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Think Too Much

“Her smile lit every dark place in his soul” – To the Last Man by Jeff Shaara Did you ever wonder what we sound like to the British? We know what they sound like to us. You hear a Brit … Continue reading

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Time and Place

“Intuition informed by knowledge becomes priceless common sense” – Critical Care by Theresa Brown You just walked a mile through a large retail operation. You’re tired. Somewhat irritable. You just want to pay and go home. Get out of there. … Continue reading

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