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2020 Book Log (updating)

I kept a book log in 2019 and will strive to do the same in 2020. Trust No One (Devlin and Falco book 1) – buddy cop, double homicide mystery. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) – an 18-year-old manifests the character traits and flaws that will make him President Snow. […]

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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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EMS Tips

EMS Tips – EMS Predictions – Air Popcorn Popper

1. EMS predictions … active shooter incidents, again Ed Racht. MD looked into the future of EMS in 2018 in an email to AMR personnel, reprinted with permission on EMS1.com. “One of the toughest evolving issues in out-of-hospital medicine has become the increasing number of active shooter events. The Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas, the worst […]

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EMS Tips – Executive Time – 9-1-1 TV Show

1. Executive Time is for Learning  Axios reported that a large portion of President Trump’s schedule is devoted to “Executive Time” and alleges this mostly means Trump is watching television, tweeting and phoning pals. The White House counters that Trump is important meetings and calling legislators. Regardless of how Trump uses his executive time there […]

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Make Alexa your Ambulance Partner

On a whim – which I rarely have – I purchased the Amazon Echo device through a Prime member pre-purchase offer. I have been enamored with Alexa ever since setting up the device in my kitchen and regularly imagine Alexa (or Google or Siri) as an ambulance partner. Those day dreams, along with everyday use […]

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Foreword for City Life

Michael Morse has long been one of my favorite EMS authors. It was a true honor when he asked me to write the foreword to his book “City Life.” Reprinted here with Morse’s permission: — What kind of paramedic do I want to be? How do I want to treat patients? How do I want my […]

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3 Best Improvements to My Home Office

I have long said the Pandora unlimited, commercial free subscription is the best $50 I spend every year. In addition to Pandora, here are the three best home office improvements I made in 2016. 1. Amazon Echo Dot Even though I purchased the Amazon Echo during the pre-launch introduction sale I was late in considering an Echo […]

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Books for Paramedics and EMTs

Find books for the paramedics and EMTs on your shopping list in the Everyday EMS Bookstore. Start with my Top 9 and also check out all of the other books by paramedics. Or if you need a break from shopping take a break with the EMS1 Christmas collection. Need more book ideas. Check out these posts: 15 […]

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Book Reviews

Christmas Stories from Paramedics

Michael Morse has a new Kindle book on Amazon, “Captain Scrooge and other Holiday tales: stories about life during the holidays as told by a first responder.” Read more Christmas and holiday stories of rescue, triumph, joy and heartbreak in the EMS1 Christmas collection.

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Health and Wellness

Summer Reading and Reflections

Reading and running are my top two hobbies. I find both of them relaxing and refreshing. I also get a recharge or energy boost and many ideas come to me while doing both. Today I had a fantastic run in Wausau, Wisconsin – an out and back from the soccer fields to and through downtown. […]