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Sherpa Guide

“It’s hard to be a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth 6 P.M. St Francis. Picked up a guy for a ride to the main entrance. He was there to visit his 84-year-old mother. She had fallen while … Continue reading

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Betty

“It’s hard to remember that life is a miracle. We’re just living it and we forget that.” – Rachel Weis This is Betty. She’s 91 years young. Born and raised in a small town in Northeastern Oklahoma. Lives now in … Continue reading

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Get Out of My Tepee

“My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.” – Muhammad Yunus Maybe you’ve noticed. Chances are if you … Continue reading

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The Sea

“There’s something about the water-that solitary kind of peaceful feeling you’re on earth, but not quite.” – John C. Reilly For sure – there’s something about water. It kind of freaks me out. Scares the living you know what out … Continue reading

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Thinkers

“Man’s mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth” – Desiderius Erasmus  Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam was one of Europe’s most famous and influential scholars. A man of great intellect who rose from meager beginnings to become … 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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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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