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July 4, 1776

Action of Second Continental Congress, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, WHEN in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bands which have connected them with another,...
One of the blogs that I used to read just about every day and plan to start reading again is "Statter 911." There is a link to Dave Statter's blog over on the side bar. Dave is the person who...
This is verbatim the narrative of a call I recently reviewed for a client. dispatched to a 51 yr old male with positive covid 19. On arrival pt was waiting outside. pt tested states that he had tested positive for...
One June 4, 1942 the United States Navy won one of the greatest sea battles in history. It wasn't supposed to happen, but the Navy cryptographers had broken the Imperial Japanese Navy code and knew the exact time and...
I've been taking advantage of my incarceration (just kidding) to catch up on some TV viewing. That's between trying to get some work done around the house, auditing ambulance calls, and running reports for my client agencies. At some point,...
Those of you old enough will remember when Rush Limbaugh used that tag line on his radio show until the Republicans took back the House of Representatives in 1994. I'm using that phrase in a sardonic way, although in some...

Staying Occupied

Since the world has in many ways ground to a halt, I've been looking for things to do to keep busy. What passes for post retirement work has pretty much stopped as the doctors are to busy to read and...


I'm not making light of the potential for illness and death from the Wuhan Flu virus, but the hysteria has gotten out of control. The media is treating this like an ongoing terrorist attack. News outlets are spreading wild rumors...
Once upon a time, that phrase was known as "The Three Rs." It's archaic, but these days reading and writing seem pretty archaic. As my regular readers will know, my post field EMS career involves doing a lot of documentation...

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.

Thanks for visiting.

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