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I don’t understand people sometimes…

I don’t know if most people * don’t know how to react, so they don’t say anything * don’t know how I’ll react, so they don’t say anything * have forgotten * don’t care * don’t want to recognize an … Continue reading

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John’s Wall

Sometimes in life, a thought or idea pops into my head.  I mull over it.  Think about how I want to proceed.  Consider the Who, What, Where When sort of things?  Mull over it some more.  Research.  Talk to people … Continue reading

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In his own words- “About me” from his website- UnOfficial CFCRS Web Page

Yes! That little silhouette is me! I am getting ready to enter a training fire. If there is one thing I love to do (other than fight fire, of course) it is to take training. I love to learn. And … Continue reading

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Insurance companies…

I just got off of the phone with Care First.  A few days ago John had received a bill from Dr. DeMuth’s office that was for a dollar amount of forty some dollars.  We had paid the co-pay and we … Continue reading

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Memories of John- from Jeff Urbanik

Jeff knew John through CFCRS.  Here is what he wrote about John on his Facebook page (July 22, 2009).  I certainly enjoyed reading it and with Jeff’s permission am sharing it here. I joined the Community Fire Co. of Rising … Continue reading

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What a day…

Okay… if a day has ups and downs… today was a roller coaster… mostly downhill…  some of it straight downhill… Feeding the horses went fairly smoothly.  All of the horses got a blanket check and I couldn’t believe how thick … Continue reading

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First “Team Smitty” shirt sighting in public

Today, I stopped at Martin’s for milk & band-aids.  I had a pleasant surprise- my first “Team Smitty” shirt sighting in public (as in not at the LivesStrong challenge, Miles for Melanoma 5K,  etc).  I recognized the man from CFCRS, … Continue reading

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