Early this week I wrote, “A letter to the American public: The COVID-19 pandemic national emergency is a call to serve” for EMS1. I usually write to the public safety audience so this was a rare departure to address the public. In addition to the suggestions in that article here are other ways to serve […]
In January and February, I was a Mountain Tactical Institute mini-study lab rate. The training program is described here, including results for group A and group B. 1/27/20 6-mile time trial 48:37 2/17/20 6-mile time trial 44:54 A few thoughts about completing the 3-week training program … 1. I am happy about my improvement 2. […]
I kept a book log in 2019 and will strive to do the same in 2020. The Nickel Boys: A Novel – year to date this is my favorite book. It’s an outstanding look at a segregated juvenile detention center just before the Civil Rights Act. Out of the Dark – the fourth book in […]
Last week I posted two EMS1 articles about EMS and the Wuhan coronavirus. Why EMS leaders need to discuss the Wuhan coronavirus with the public, media Is EMS prepared for an epidemic or pandemic?
Oversleeping or sleeping through an alarm is not a waking up problem. Oversleeping is a going to bed problem. Read my tips for going to bed and falling asleep on EMS1.
Reading, I suppose, is a hobby. I don’t think to add it as an interest on social profiles or applications, but reading for pleasure is something I do daily. Since a large amount of my workday is reading and editing non-fiction my pleasure reading is mostly non-fiction. Here’s a partial list of the books I […]
We hosted a fun family gathering to eat and exchange chili. We provided chili toppings and attendees each brought a crockpot of chili, along with containers to bring home a couple of bowls.
There is also love A painting my daughter presented to us on Valentine’s morning.
How are you coming on your New Year’s resolutions? About a month ago you might have proclaimed a stellar goal for 2018 to family or friends or made a silent oath to yourself to make an improvement or accomplish something big. Perhaps you committed to eating healthier, losing 10 pounds, learning more about STEMI treatment […]
A few minutes outside – slowly walking, sitting – is relaxing and restorative.