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The Recliner

“It is better to give than lend, and it costs about the same.” – Phillip Gibbs “We’re just waiting for you to get out of that chair.” Those words were spoken to me last evening and caused me to laugh … Continue reading

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Busted

“I mistrust total competence. I’ve always felt life is a series of small disasters we try to get through.” – Michael Palin I awoke not feeling well. I’ve experienced these symptoms too often this year. Colds. Flu. Bronchitis. Pneumonia. So … Continue reading

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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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Call Security

“Sometimes you just need a break, in a beautiful place, alone, to figure everything out.” I got a call to pick up this guy at the Emergency Center. This is a take them to their car 99% of the time. … Continue reading

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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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This Could Kill You

“Don’t forget to drink water and get some sun. You’re basically a houseplant with more complicated emotions.” Woke up Tuesday morning in a sweat. 103 temp. Could not move. I was sick. Very sick. About noon my wife told me I … 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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One Last Hug

“There is a wisdom of the head and a wisdom of the heart” – Charles Dickens Retirement bored me. So…………I got a part time job driving a van for a medical transport company here in Tulsa. Have been doing that … 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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