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2020 Book Log

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 […]

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Alternate Posting Location: What’s with Wuhan for EMS

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?

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Alternate Posting Location: Go to Bed

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.

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2019 Book Log

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 […]

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Chili Exchange

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.

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There is Evil in the World

There is also love A painting my daughter presented to us on Valentine’s morning.

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Are you moving forward in 2018?

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 […]

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Get Outside

A few minutes outside – slowly walking, sitting – is relaxing and restorative.

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Breast Cancer Dump Truck #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

When everything is pink, nothing is pink. We saw three of these dump trucks – likely headed to some massive mining operation – being hauled across Wyoming in late August. This angle gives a better look at how massive this bucket is.

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Just short of 5 million steps

I wear a Garmin Vivoactive to track my steps while walking and running. I have been tracking my steps since May of 2013 and pay attention to my daily, weekly and monthly step count. Recently I have begun to ponder my 12-month step count with a goal of 5 million steps. From May 1, 2016 […]