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October 2019 Blog Posts (16)

Today's Humor - 10/31/2019 - ICE CREAM WARNING!

Gentlemen (of ALL ages and marital status), Take heed this warning least you suffer the consequences of epic & catastrophic proportions you never knew existed! …

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 31, 2019 at 4:42am — No Comments

A Fire Fighters primary job:

        Except for handing out smoke detectors, checking fire hydrants, educating the public of fire safety, rescuing people from their cars, pulling people from flood waters, giving children safe haven, assisting law enforcement and vice versa, conducting safety inspections, investigating arson, constant training, sleeping for short periods once in a while, entering clouds of chemicals of unknown origin or type, conducting search and rescue operations and making…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 30, 2019 at 5:49pm — 2 Comments

Thought for the day - 10-30-2019

"Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start."

 

                                                          - Nido Qubein

Stay safe today folks....

Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 30, 2019 at 5:22am — No Comments

The Rookie....

Couldn't let this one slip by.



This is the brain of a new rookie FF/LEO/Paramedic---POST…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 29, 2019 at 2:50pm — 1 Comment

Today's Humor - 10/29/2019

This pretty much speaks for itself and personally, I like a nice bowel of grits and a half slab of bacon with mine!

Okay, I'm hungry now - gotta go! 

Everybody stay safe…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 29, 2019 at 4:38am — 3 Comments

For the love of a horse...



COLUMBUS, Ohio October 28 2019— On game days, more than 100,000 flock to the Shoe to be a part of the atmosphere and catch the Ohio State game. That means a lot of extra patrols and security to make sure all fans stay safe

“We're so visible from up here,” said Columbus Mounted Police Officer John…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 28, 2019 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Humor for the day: 10-28-2019

JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT....

Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 28, 2019 at 4:45am — 1 Comment

Todays Thought:10-28-19

DON’T BE AFRAID OF DEATH;

BE AFRAID OF AN UNLIVED LIFE.

YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIVE FOREVER,

YOU JUST HAVE TO LIVE.

                                        -Unknown

Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 28, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

My Daughters Book

I don't want to sound like a Proud Papa but, I'm a proud Papa!  My daughter, a high school principle in Al wrote a book a couple of years ago and I encourage all who look for inspiration - Look into it.

You may find some inner strength you didn't know you had - I know I did. I hope I'm not breaking any USFRA rules - if so, let me know.

Underneath the Tapestry: A Collection of Inspiration from an Ordinary Girl Who Serves an Extraordinary…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 27, 2019 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Today's Humor - 10-27-2019

One wonders, Just how much training did these officers and detectives actually have..... 8 HOURS????

Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 27, 2019 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

New member - Brian DeCann

The newest member, (Yes, this is a shout out) Brian DeCann and I are great friends and have known one another for about 7 years.  This photo is when he was Ordained as a Public Safety Minister and [he] subsequently created the “Shepard’s Patrol” and I felt very honored to have spoken at his ordination at his request.

 

Brian is my Second…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 25, 2019 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Thought for the day

"Continual Education and real world experience is the Root of All Knowledge!"

Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 25, 2019 at 6:56am — No Comments

SOMETHING TO REMEMBER

45+ Years in Public Service and First Response have taught me many things – one of which (and important) to remember:

The toes you step on today, may be the butt you're kissing tomorrow! The moral...You never know who you know who knows someone who knows you that knows someone else who knows you while you think you know someone else - the point? Take care in what you say and to whom you say it to!

Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 22, 2019 at 9:32pm — 1 Comment

BASIC CONCEPTS

                                   I work [and live] under the basic concepts of:



1 "CITE YOUR SOURCE” (Don't say it unless you can prove it!)

2 “SHOW ME, DON'T TELL ME” (Don't tell me a ball is a lawnmower unless you can show me)

3. "DON'T COMPLAIN - UNLESS..." (Don't complain about a policy, procedure or anything, unless you have at least one…

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Added by Joseph D. Housley on October 22, 2019 at 9:25pm — 3 Comments

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