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Hospital Food and Strange People

“Everybody’s a teacher if you listen.” – Doris Roberts The following is true. It really happened. Often, while driving the shuttle, I’ll park by the main entrance for a few minutes to offer anyone leaving a ride to their parked vehicle … Continue reading

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Between Jobs

“Age is something that doesn’t matter. Unless you are a cheese.”   Hello. Morning Cliff. How are you doing? Fine. You? Concerned. Seems like friends and family are dying at an alarming rate. I know what you mean. Have you … 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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The Hospital

“Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemmingway   Several months ago I took a part-time job driving a shuttle for a local hospital in Tulsa. I … 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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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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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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Defensive Driving

“Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.”  – Erma Bombeck Last year we finally quit working and retired. And since that momentous decision I’ve become too familiar with a certain recliner and a TV remote. … Continue reading

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Guardian Angel

“The two most important days in a man’s life is the day he’s born and the day he learns why – Mark Twain Throughout my life, despite a few serious bumps in the road, I’ve been very fortunate. Moments when … Continue reading

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