First of all I want to say MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR we can say this as we are in the USA and don't be ashamed to say it.
Now lets remember that its time to do your winter driving which means to start to slow down a little early and to keep both eyes looking for danger areas and most of the people out there are in a hurry to get to a store or home and they just don't care you are to look out for them and I keep telling my wife this, and its true people just don't care. So… Continue
Added by Bob Allard on December 24, 2012 at 10:58am —
Greetings from beautiful sunny 'zona! Hope you all are doing well and having fun getting ready for the holidays.
Our early Christmas present this year was a new furball. We adopted 10-yr old Lucky from the pound several weeks ago and she’s (finally) starting to settle in a bit. We didn’t try to attempt a real bow (since she has 20 razors on her paws and yes – they all draw blood as we both now know from playing with her) ...… Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on December 22, 2012 at 1:00pm —
You've probably seen and heard many articles about the end of the Mayan calendar on Friday December 21, 2012 meaning it'll be The End Of The World As We Know It .. but don't worry since it ain't gonna happen.
Contrary to some of the common beliefs out there, the claims behind the apocalypse quickly unravel when pinned down to… Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on December 20, 2012 at 11:30pm —
As fire lieutenant, I'm always concerned that the holiday months are busy for Bay County Fire-Rescue. Not that every season of the year isn't busy or challenging for the fire department, but because holiday emergencies can be especially difficult. The season can be heartbreakingly dangerous if folks don't take just an extra minute during the rush to consider the holiday-specific safety measures recommended here.
Christmas trees require very special attention.…
Added by Fyre Walker on December 13, 2012 at 3:14pm —
Let's make this so all of us understand this blog and not to involved I hope, but "Safety" is a big concern now days more than ever, I can remember when I got in to the fire service (after horse and carriage) there was little said about safety at the station and at the fire. Sure were always told not to run down the hall to the apparatus room because when you opened the door the trucks were right there and they could be moving and also the floor was slippery when wet and I have seen many… Continue
Added by Bob Allard on December 10, 2012 at 4:30pm —
Twelve Health and Safety Tips for the Holidays
Give the gift of health and safety to yourself and others by following these holiday tips.… Continue
Added by Tony Thomas on December 8, 2012 at 4:18pm —
It's that time of year again: Time for untangling lights, lugging the Christmas tree in - you know, the whole 'decking the halls' bit. Continue
But if your Christmas decorating spirit goes a little overboard, instead of a red sleigh, you can expect a red truck.
The big message this holiday season: practice good holiday fire safety in your home.
"Mainly good connections with plugs," advised Joe Diprospero, an expert on holiday lighting in the electrical department at…
Added by Cam Mitchell on December 8, 2012 at 5:22am —
Buy Safe Toys
If you plan to buy toys for the kids in your life, choose age-appropriate toys and look for labels with safety advice. For young children, avoid toys with small parts, sharp edges, and electric toys that can heat up. Always purchase safety gear in addition to sports-related gifts or ride-on…
Added by Fyre Walker on December 5, 2012 at 10:09pm —
I though I would ask all who read my Blogs if anyone does what would you like to see me write about this Friday Dec. 7,2012. I keep reminding all to wear seat belts, drive careful and watch out for others, this time I am going to leave it up to you.
Added by Bob Allard on December 4, 2012 at 3:12pm —
TIP OF THE DAY
There are plenty of corporate-ready tools for communication and collaboration out there, but you may be able to improve the way co-workers collaborate just by using social networks they’re already familiar with.
Michael Klynstra of custom software development firm Geneca notes a number of ways… Continue
Added by Allison McCullough on December 2, 2012 at 9:30pm —