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The Starving Artist

We are in an age of declining fire. In direct correlation to this, is the disappearance of the fire department mission and the art of firemanship. Meanwhile, resentment is rapidly on the rise. True firemen are like starving artists. Their sole focus is to be a part of an organization with passion and drive to be good at the job. They are consistently…

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Added by Alexis Shady on June 10, 2020 at 2:08pm — No Comments

The Fireman’s Guide to Main Street: 5 Buildings to Know, Part Four: The Bowling Alley

Alexis Shady & Chris Tobin

There is a quote that we believe represents the vast majority of the fire service concerning buildings, it reads;

“Many an object is not seen, though it falls within the range of our visual ray, because it does not come within the range of our intellectual ray.”

Thoreau, Henry

Simply put, we all see buildings but few understand what they’re actually looking at. That’s a problem, a really big…

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Added by Alexis Shady on April 22, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The Fireman’s Guide to Main Street: 5 Buildings to Know, Part Three: The Old Mill

Alexis Shady & Chris Tobin

There is a quote that we believe represents the vast majority of the fire service concerning buildings, it reads;

“Many an object is not seen, though it falls within the range of our visual ray, because it does not come within the range of our intellectual ray.”

Thoreau, Henry

Simply put, we all see buildings but few understand what they’re actually looking at. That’s a problem, a really big problem…

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Added by Alexis Shady on March 27, 2020 at 4:30am — No Comments

The Fireman’s Guide to Main Street: 5 Buildings to Know, Part Two: The Type 3 Taxpayer

Alexis Shady & Chris Tobin

There is a quote that I believe represents the vast majority of the fire service concerning buildings, it reads;

“Many an object is not seen, though it falls within the range of our visual ray, because it does not come within the range of our intellectual ray.”

Thoreau, Henry

Simply put, we all see buildings but few understand what they’re actually looking at. That’s a problem, a really big problem and for…

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Added by Alexis Shady on March 11, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Fireman’s Guide to Main Street: 5 Buildings to Know: Part One: The Old House

Lex Shady & Chris Tobin

There is a quote that we believe represents the vast majority of the fire service concerning buildings; it reads,

“Many an object is not seen, though it falls within the range of our visual ray, because it does not come within the range of our intellectual ray.” Thoreau, Henry

Simply put, we all see buildings, but few understand what they’re actually looking at. That’s a problem, a really…

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Added by Alexis Shady on February 27, 2020 at 12:30am — No Comments

I am the Problem.

I am the problem. Other women like me, who want to put a stop to all the noise and just do the job, are the problem. Sometimes, the problem is the solution.

Some of you will not like what I’m about to say, and that’s okay. I’ll make this clear, I don’t care. You don’t agree with me? You’re entitled to your opinion, but remember, I am too. What’s not acceptable is attacking someone for having opinions that differ from yours. We fight for rights for women and call ourselves…

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Added by Alexis Shady on December 13, 2019 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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