Slow day so far

Today is a fairly slow day at the fire station. Three calls so far on this reverse 24 and tonight is the first time I get to sleep in my own bed with the cats and the wife (not necessarily in that order) for like 2 weeks almost. Tomorrow brings a regular 24, and the day after brings another reverse 24, which means another night not at home.

But today is ok. It’s beautiful out, and not just the “nice day” kind of beautiful. It’s really, freakin, pretty outside. This is probably why. Well, that and the sunshine and blue skies.

I’ve spent most of my day on the couch after getting the house chores done. I’ve been blogging, reading some really cool stuff from my fellow EMS bloggers, and watching the “Lethal Weapon” marathon on some cable channel. Man, sometimes I wish I was a hollywood cop so I could shoot things, blow things up, drive a car through a building, and then go to a strip joint to “work on the case”. Man, I musta chose the wrong profession.

Random Acts of Reality, a Brit medic blogger wrote a good post: http://randomreality.blogware.com/blog/_archives/2009/6/25/4233741.html#comments
It’s about domestic violence… well, and the superhuman restraint that we all sometimes have to show. It’s a good read.

  • Walt Trachim

    Pointed to your blog by TOTWTYTR.

    Very nice.

    Any objections if I add you to my blog roll?

  • Ckemtp

    No problem at all my friend. I'm groovin to the slow jam your blog's puttin into my speakers as we speak.

    I'm putting your link in as we speak, if not for the excellent content, for the sweet tunes.

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Chris Kaiser aka "Ckemtp"

I am a paramedic trying to advance the idea that the Emergency Medical Services can be made into the profession that we all want it, need it, and know it deserves to be.

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  • Comments
    Ianto Jones
    The Natural Alignment Movement – Freedom of Choice from the Orthopedic Conspiracy
    Oh, dear G-d. This was hilarious, but I'm fighting not to find it dangerous as well -- someone's gonna share it on FB, and one of _their_ friends is going to send it to Bright Star MorningGlory Rainbow, who will send it to her YahooGroup, and someone there will reply that he *thinks* he broke…
    2014-11-18 09:54:00
    Thad Torix
    Patient Friendly Jokes
    Have you heard my construction joke? I'm still working on it.... (Credit to my youngest daughter for that one. My partners are absolutely sick of hearing that joke...) On another note, what a fantastic blog. If you are ever in SW Missouri, stop by and say hello. Thad Torix - EMS Instructor & Clinical Coordinator…
    2014-11-03 18:27:00
    mr618
    Welcome to the Club
    Well said, Chris. We can't save everybody, but the ones we don't save tend to stick around a lot longer than the ones we do save.
    2014-10-18 14:40:00
    Steel City Medic
    Welcome to the Club
    Particularly appropriate for me this week. Thanks.
    2014-09-23 21:46:00
    DiverMedic
    Welcome to the Club
    Very well done, Chris.
    2014-09-17 22:15:00

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