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Just to see you smile…

Driving home I flipped through the radio stations trying to find something worth listening to.  I paused on an old familiar song and heard just the last lines… “I’d never count the cost, It’s worth all that’s lost, Just to … Continue reading

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Now I’m one of those people…

Earlier this year, I went to some memorial services where John along with other deceased members were honored…. Harford Cecil Volunteer Fireman’s Association and Community Fire Company of Rising Sun’s banquet.  It broke my heart to see that some people … 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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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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Thanksgiving

Today, we celebrate Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving- a holiday which we’re told was initially celebrated by the Pilgrims and the Indians to give thanks for bountiful harvests.  Today, Thanksgiving is typically a celebration with friends and family where we stuff ourselves full … 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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