How much is enough?
There has been a lot of talk lately about "shutting down" these so called "keyboard experts". People call these keyboard experts out and demand their experience on the fire ground and often label these people as inexperienced therefore they should not speak on the subject. It begged me the…Continue
I was watching an Agricultural show the other morning and they were talking about the severe drought that California farmers are facing. A farmer who was interviewed stated that California is saying they have to limit their water usage but still expect the same output of crop and payment of bills that come along with it. After the interview, the host of the show said something that I found very interesting and fitting into our world. He said: If the California…Continue
Added by Mike Alt on April 14, 2015 at 6:19pm — No Comments
When we think of football greats, particularly quarterbacks, what makes them great? Touchdowns? Passing yards? What about the ability to read a defense and know that when they set the play in motion, it will be a success not by chance, but by proper recognition of their opponent and confidence in their choice of counter measure against them. If this is a factor in determining a great quarterback, then who better to demonstrate this skill than the recent Touchdown King himself, Mr. Peyton…Continue
Added by Mike Alt on October 26, 2014 at 6:54pm — No Comments
Take a trip with me for a minute……Beep beep beep beep: “Attn: Fire Dept, Working structure fire 555 W 555 N. Caller advised flames visible”. This is what you hear out of your pager. You race to the fire station. As you run in, you see 5 other members putting on their PPE. Your response guideline says 1st two trucks out the door are Engine 1 and Engine 2 with the 3rd being a water tender. 3 of you jump in Engine 1 and the other 3 jump in Engine 2 and…Continue
Added by Mike Alt on October 17, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments