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CRAZY LABELS: What would your shirt say?

I'm Doing My Best Not To Slug You Right Now

A little over a decade ago, I was sitting in a college lecture hall flipping through the pages of a text that had just been introduced to the class. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is a tool published by the American Psychiatric Association (AP…

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Added by Scott Ferguson on April 15, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

An Old Pick-up Truck and a Hound Dog

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King’s quote seems acutely applicable to our extended fire service families.  It takes a little pain to determine who will stand next you; who will shed a tear with you; who will dig in their pockets for you; who will go to bat for you; or, sometimes, who will hold you…

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Added by Scott Ferguson on April 5, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

When the Final Season is About to End

ESPN reflects on the life of professional baseball player, Ichiro Suzuki; and how his time in the big leagues has come to define more than his legacy as an athlete; it has become an escape that may soon fade away.

 

Last week, I spent some time dragging on a good cigar outside a small establishment where there were an number of people striding up and down the street looking for a burger, beer, and a NCAA tournament game to celebrate the end of a good…

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Added by Scott Ferguson on March 29, 2018 at 12:16pm — 1 Comment

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