Well, 4 day is over and it’s back to the ol grind stone at Lucky #13. This last break BLEW by and I mean that literally. The winds have been between 40-50 mph this week! I’ve already lost one barn to the winds this winter and I’m shocked I didn’t loose another. The Buckaroo and I have managed to keep ...Read More »
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Early photos … Roanoke's Bravest battle house fire and a lot of catching up..
Yea … I’m alive and I know that I have a lot of catching up to do. All the “expressions” fit …. Busy as “a one legged man in an ass kicking contest” .. as “a cat covering up sh**” …. a ” two ….ummm … errrr well anyway … I’ve been busy LMAO! Working multiple jobs, doctoring a sick ...Read More »
"If you want to be a clown" Remembering Roanoke City's Chief Billy Obenchain
The following poem is read at the beginning of every Roanoke City Recruit School and has become the unofficial creed of the Roanoke Fire / EMS Department. “If you want to be a clown, you’d better be lookin’ for a circus. If you’re lookin’ for a free ride, here’s a dollar; call a cab. If you want to be a ...Read More »