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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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A New Friend

“If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” — Will Rogers Made a new friend on the trail today. This is Carol and her good looking Standard Poodle Jessica. I love … 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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Take a Hike

“The realization floods into your veins and overwhelms you” – Don’t let go by Harlan Coben The city of Tulsa maintains 3 or 4 miles of hiking trails on something called Turkey Mountain located west of and bordering the Arkansas … Continue reading

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Earthquake

Wow. Just experienced my first earthquake. Was working on the computer when, at 5:22 am, the room shook. Not too much but enough to get my attention. It lasted just a few seconds and left me wondering. What the hell … Continue reading

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Texas Proud

“Our government protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators” – Will Rogers   All Congressmen, Senators, and, indeed, the entire Federal Government in D.C. should take a long look at the way Texas and our governor in particular, Greg Abbott, has … 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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Barking Dogs

“We age as the rest of the world watches but somehow we’re the last to know” – Death Without Company by Craig Johnson This morning a dog barked. It woke me up. I had not heard that sound in over … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

“If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to be locked up” – Hunter S. Thompson We left our gate and the oil patch two weeks ago and temporarily reside in … Continue reading

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The End

“Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment” – The Night Shift by Brian Goldman This coming Monday (7/17) we will finally end a marathon work effort. 13 months without a break. A day off. An hour … Continue reading

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