I kept a book log in 2019, 2020 and 2021. I read a bunch of books this year. Bewilderment, Riverman and Zero Fail were my favorites. I also started but didn’t finish (yet) at least three books in 2022.
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 […]
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 […]
2016 Favorite Things
In the final minutes of 2016 here is a partial list of a few of my favorite things from the year gone by. Favorite Cause: Organ Donation My good friend John received a new heart this week. I am grateful for his lifetime of friendship and doubly grateful for the donor’s family for giving my […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]
Vacation Reading: American Sniper
My library is participating in the “Big Library Read” and featuring American Sniper. I joined and just started reading on the Kindle App.
EMS Reading: February 2016
I am halfway through the incredible EMS Memoir, “1000 Naked Strangers” by Kevin Hazzard.” You can read an excerpt, the prologue, on EMS1. And check on this news story and interview with Hazzard. Note: I am reading a copy sent to me by the publisher. Purchase “A Thousand Naked Strangers” from Amazon, other booksellers, or […]
Michael Morse, author of Rescuing Providence and Responding, published a new book last week, City Life. You can buy City Life as a Kindle book for reading on a Kindle or Kindle app from Amazon. I was honored that Michael asked me to write the book’s foreward. But rest assured that the best writing in […]