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Climbing out ….


I'll never get to make "those" calls again ... not to Jackson and it's killing me. This grief ... the depression.... it keeps knocking me down but I won't let it keep me here.

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We are all climbing


Tomorrow, Rhett (The Fire Critic), Kevin Tottin ( Salem Fire / EMS ) and I will arrive in Baltimore, Md for Firehouse Expo 2011. We have a very busy work schedule through Sunday. We will be there working with Firefighter Netcast  and will be set up in Booth #743 with the likes of  Bill Schum ( Fire Geezer) and Dave Statter ...

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Important information from


I have a few ‘clean up” items I need to hit this morning ….. First off, I need to follow up and link to a very important post from Bill Carey over on Backstep Firefighter. Bill posted about NIOSH. They ( NIOSH… National Iinstitute for Occupational Safety and Health) wants to hear from us!!  THEY WANT OUR IMPUT!!  NIOSH conducts ...

Read More » looks back at 2010


Scary thought I know but hey … everybody is doing it. I mentioned last night that 2010 was kinda like a roller coaster ride for me … a lot of “ups” and “downs” but I assume everyone’s life is kinda like that so maybe that’s my one link to normalcy. Anyway, today is the first day of 2011 so I ...

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Quick update from Chicago…


Ok, that’s not Chicago but the pic says a whole lot about our situation right now… STUCK!! Oh yea baby.. another wonderful flying experience. We have been sitting, walking around and drinking in Chicago’s OHare airport for ohhhhh about a week now. Yea… stranded. Once again, Rhett’s “discount flight plans” came through. It appears as though “something” has happened to ...

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