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A Lesson from the Christmas Story - Working!

Merry Christmas! It’s Christmas Day!

Your plans may be to open presents or capture those precious memories as the kids open theirs.

You may be planning a big Christmas dinner, watching a Christmas movie or perhaps a church service to celebrate the birth of the Savior. 254 more words

Morning Thought With Pastor Tim

FLORIDA FIREMEN TARGETED – Escape Drive-by Shooting!

Jacksonville Fore Station 28, photo by WJXT-TV

Just days after the street execution of two New York City policemen, firefighters in Jacksonville, Florida were the target of a drive-by shooting by a gunman who sprayed a group of them with bullets Tuesday night. 114 more words

US News

Fear of the Hunted

This is one of two stories I wrote that was inspired by Fahrenheit 451. In this one, I take Faber’s perspective and alter reality by not letting him die when the atomic bomb explodes: 935 more words

Liner Notes

Dalmatians Were the Official Dogs of the Fire Station

In the mid 19th Century the introduction of horses to carry fire trucks instead of men vastly improved their response time to putting out fires. However horses were notoriously afraid of fire (and rightly so) but this is where Dalmatians come into play. 291 more words

Interesting Facts

Massive Overtime, Large Salaries, Growing Debt, Fire Department Layoffs

On November 29, Newsday reported that in 2013 Long Beach had the highest per capita payroll expense among cities and towns in Nassau County and that 9 of the 10 top overtime earners on Long Island were from Long Beach.  611 more words


The call came. The dragon had returned, that wretched beast. His fowl breath, hot as hell, scorched the earth and blackened the landscape. Invisible as he approached in the night, the waste he lays in his wake lights the black sky. 646 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge - Gone, but not forgotten

At first glance this photo just looks like a group of old men sheltering from the noonday sun.

But after I’d taken it I realised that they were waiting for something. 90 more words