“Oh shit,” I said as the doors closed, and we just sat there.
Then I saw a call button, and when I pushed it, a voice I could hardly hear said something I couldn’t understand.
The same faint voice said that she also could barely hear me.
There I was on my hands and knees, using my best radio voice, shouting into a speaker near the bottom of the elevator.
Then all of a sudden, the buzzing stopped, and the lights on all the buttons went out; thankfully, when I pressed the door open button, the doors opened, and I got the hell out of there.
Why does everything but the bad stuff fade away in your rearview mirror of life?
The thing I notice the most about air and train travel is that the staff doesn’t have any sense of urgency.
Unfortunately, eventually, everything will fail.
What the airline industry needs to learn is “Communication is the beginning of understanding.”
To be successful, one must be passionate about persevering.
There is no such thing as dying of old age; something always kills you.
The drummer is the only member of the band who needs a band.
It’s not the booze or drugs you’ve overindulged in that make you look old; it’s your sobering up and realizing what a fool you’ve been.
Why do my days seem to last longer than my years?
Everybody’s good at something.
Remember when everything was about the customer?
Becoming happy is the most complicated thing you’ll ever undertake.
I think the Republicans hate Nancy Pelosi as much as the Democrats hate Donald Trump. Having them both gone would be a good thing.
I’m not sure what words I dislike more, no, never, or, that’s not my problem.
Reasons and excuses are not that closely related.
I guess Musk has proved that you can’t be a genius at everything, huh?
Rules are made for those who’ll follow them.
Other than in the music business, contracts usually favor the underdog.
Bobby Cole claims that there is no such thing as a real phony.
Does anything ruin your cool look more than a missed belt loop?
Thinking that prayer will solve everything is rather silly; a person is usually the answer to every problem, not God.
Wow, on my Thanksgiving adventure to California, I had the opportunity to fly Alaska Airlines a couple of times. Nice attitude.
Steven Stills may have sung it a long time ago, but that’s where we still are; “Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong.”
Why do they think we know where the venues are by only giving us the stadium name?
Wow, Gisele’s already got a new boyfriend.
The more frightened Mr. Businessman becomes, the more he listens and cooperates.
Even though the word, eventually, isn’t very optimistic, I like it more than the word never.
Do you think that any talk show host or celebrity has gotten even one person to change their vote?
Why are people who believe happier than those who don’t?
I wonder why folks find it so hard to say thank you.
Progress, no matter how slow, is still progress.
How come everybody but women understand, “He with the gold rules?”
Sex only becomes important when you’re not getting any.
Whenever you stop learning, the end is near, my friend.
Every time something becomes popular, something else becomes unpopular.
When your best days are behind you, sometimes your best hours are just ahead.
Wow, both my Winnipeg Jets and Florida Panthers snuck into the playoffs. The Jets play the Golden Knights, and The Panthers, play the Bruins. OUCH!
Speaking of hockey, how ’bout dat Connor Bedard, eh?
Oh, and did I mention that my Daughter Cami is a big hockey fan? Not only does she go to the games, but she has a bunch of Panther Jerseys, Jackets, Touques, and T-shirts, so I’m pretty sure she wears a different outfit for each period.
Don’t you just hate it when the words “Update available” show up?
How sad, one of the legendary Buzzard boys of WNAP in Indy, Buster Bodine, passed away. 🙁
Geo: Good to hear from you, Reid. As you know, you found many of those characters for me, and I thank you for it.
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