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Issues: I’m Scared of something, Have a Rhythm, and A New Column Up, Too.

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I’ve got a few things I want to talk with you about. Nitro and Ham, Moline, Illinois, and my fear of posting something.

Keeping an Eye on the Sky

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If some of you out there don’t know it yet, I’m away from my home area working one of my jobs in another state. I’ve been gone for just over a month at the time I write this and I haven’t gotten my end date quite yet. I may be here a while longer. Last […]

I am not immune

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This is a personal thank you and a word of advice to every EMS person out there. We aren’t immune to what we think we’re immune to.

A Weighted Issue – The Fire Service Helping Private EMS

The EMS news outlets are jumpin and there’s a disagreement among EMS people out there. What’s your take?

Automatic Window Roller Uppers and Other “Great” Ideas

Wanna hear about a time I thought I was smart but when I was actually stupid? It happens about as often as you’d think. Thanks Car Company Engineers!

EMS Week – Introducing EMS to the Public. Spread the word

This is another in my series of posts that you may send as a letter to the editor of your local newspaper and/or put in for publication on your site to use my words to help spread the message of EMS week. You may use this freely, but please keep it intact

EMS Week 2010 – Sent to the Newspaper

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I wrote this piece in honor of EMS week 2010 and sent it to my local newspaper. You might want to do the same. This is appropriate for the public and you may use it as you see fit.

A Slap in the Face for Medics? How about a Wake-up call

Following up to the “A Slap in the Face to Paramedics Everywhere?” Post, this is how I see it once I’ve calmed down a bit. It is a slap, but it should serve as a wake-up call for EMS.

Saved by the Bell? High School Student EMS

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Remember High School? I do. I was the geeky kid who did show choir. I played football too, though. I was young, naive, and inexperienced. I also desperately wanted to be on an ambulance before I was 18. Was that a good idea? Some communities are doing just that. I was for it… but should I have been?

Life Under the Lights – From behind the Windshield

This post goes out to my blogger buddy @medicthree – (http://www.medicthree.com) whose been having a few rough shifts lately. If you’ve been having a few rough ones lately, this one’s for you too. It’s kind of a rambling, disjointed post about emotions in EMS. It made me feel better to write it. Here’s hoping that it makes you feel better to read it.

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