Open Minded Visions

Pikes Place Fish -Revisted

Recently I had a light bulb suddenly pop on in the dark recesses of my mind. It burned away a few cobwebs that lit up a vision of the past. … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · 5 Comments

Cool Words Don’t Make Firefighters

  It is my impression that lately we throw around many slang terms in the fire service that I don’t remember being as prevalent 30+ years ago. Words like, Salty, … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 37 Comments

2014 Fire LODD’s – too many already!

As of February 24, 2014 there were nineteen (19) Firefighter Line-of-Duty Deaths in the United States. At this pace, that number will well exceed 100 related deaths this year. Despite … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 8 Comments

Rehab: Refresh, Recharge, Re-enter; Why Real Men Do Rehab

-Interested in getting maximum performance from your firefighters at a working incident? -Want them to always be combat ready? -Concerned about the epidemic of firefighter cardiovascular and cancer deaths? Then … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s All About Relationships – reprint from Fire Chief Blog

This is a reprint of a blog I wrote for Fire Chief Magazine in 2012. In EMS, It’s All About Relationships May 21, 2012by FIRE CHIEF Contributor in Mutual Aid EMAIL   … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Doing the right thing

I’m new to the blog writing thing. I found an issue i have passion, interest and concern about so here goes my 1st jump into the icy waters. Looking forward … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Personal Blog – 1st shot

Click  on the  following link for details of me and my start in the blog world: Personal Blog – 1st shot.

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment