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I meant to get this out earlier in the week, but work responsibilities and a couple of other things delayed it until today. So, I mentioned a couple of things that I see in case reviews that I irk me....

Things I Read

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It's been a bit over eight years since I last worked on an ambulance. Since then the only times I've been in one was when I was talking to a paramedic from one of my client agencies. Mostly what I...

2021

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2020 was a pretty bad year. I can't say it was the worse year I ever had, but it was annoying and infuriating. Or rather, many of the people were annoying and/or infuriating. The response of the much of the...

Ripples of Battle

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In 2003 author, historian, and former professor of the classics Victor Davis Hanson published "Ripples of Battle." In that book he picked three historic battles spanning a couple thousand years and explained how those battles continued to ripple through history. As...

Thing That Goes Bang

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A few, well maybe more than a few, years ago I bought a used Marlin 336. It was in very nice condition and I had long wanted a lever action gun for range use and at some point, maybe...
I expect I'll get some negative comments here, but that's never stopped me before. We are doing far better against this virus than the media and general public believe. The lock downs might have been necessary early on when science really...

Nineteen Years Ago

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I'm sitting in the same place I was Nineteen years ago. The desk, chair, even the TV I'm watching are different than the ones I was using that day. I don't remember what I had on TV, if anything,...

Japan Has Enough

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It took two Atomic bombs and a raging, almost violent, discussion in the Japanese War Cabinet, but on this day in 1945 the Emperor of Japan spoke to his nation by radio. He declared that continue to fight the war...
While desperately looking for something to watch on TV while I worked out, I came across this interesting movie from 1933. 1933, is a long time ago, but some of the things in the movie made me laugh because...

Hiroshima

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Today marks 75 years since the United States dropped the first of two Atomic Bombs on the Empire of Japan. It was well understood at the time that the bombings were necessary to end the war without the tremendous number...

All About Me

After a long career as a field EMS provider, I'm now doing all that back office stuff I used to laugh at. Life is full of ironies, isn't it?

I still live in the Northeast corner of the United States, although I hope to change that to another part of the country more in tune with my values and beliefs.

I still write about EMS, but I'm adding more and more non-EMS subject matter.

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Things I read Part 2

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Things I Read

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2021

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Ripples of Battle

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Thing That Goes Bang

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