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SLIDESHOW |from crescent to full moon- March-2014

SLIDESHOW |from crescent to full moon- March-2014

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Tonight in Auckland it was a full moon, in the clear night sky behaved mannerly after a rush of a last weekend cyclone that hit New Zealand recently…. Progressively throughout the month you could see the moon coming from crescently to its progressive onwardly quarters… then tonight it’s the full moon… Out shining anything starry in the night sky…

So when you look at the moon “wink at the moon”…. For the late Astronaut Neil Armstrong

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Posted by on March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Ode to Paramedics

I’m laying in the darkness, I cannot fall asleep.

I wonder where my husband is, I wish he’d call or beep.

I saw him leave this morning, the black boots on his feet.

He said he had to run now, and I know he’s on the street.

You’ll know him when You see him, his truck is very loud.

He has no time to stop now, he doesn’t want a crowd.

A caller said “Please hurry!” Come quickly if you will.

A young man with a motorbike is laying very still.

A mother calls in anguish, her child limp and blue.

HURRY! Come, I need you! I don’t know what to do.

I hear his key turning, he’s coming in the door.

I hear him drop his boots, then footsteps on the floor.

I hear him in the kitchen, I can tell from his walk,

He’ll soon come and wake me, and ask if we can talk.

We’ll sit out in the moonlight, and listen to the night.

He talks about a shooting, a street gang in a fight.

A car crash, a drowning, a small child hurt at play.

The things he needs to talk about, the things he did today.

The old, the sick, the injured, some so very small.

He did all he could to help them, he answered every call.

Every day he has a mission, he knows it in his heart.

He does everything he can and always does his part.

If you are sick or injured and you need to reach my Hon,

I can tell you how to reach him, his number is ……911.

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Posted by on January 17, 2014 in Emeregency

 

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My Mustache brings all the Girls to the Yard

Go Mo’s

Coffee Shop Confessions

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Here we are in one of the most magical months of the twelve month cycle. It’s a season of pumpkin pie consumption, alluring red coffee sleeves from Starbucks, and being thankful for gluttony. But more than any of these reasons (Because I’m American, and am therefore allowed to arbitrarily rank things however I wish) is that we get to enjoy the preferred nut of cultured men everywhere, the mustaccio.

A brief walk through history is all one need take to see the warmth of the mustache fire which men are inexplicably drawn to. It is a transcender of race and culture, bringing people together across borders and even oceans. Just look at photos of the Big Three from World War II – Stalin, FDR, and Churchill. Of the three of them, who looks the most comfortable and friendly? Stalin. Would we make a deal with an angry communist? I think…

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Posted by on November 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Five Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Need Public Speaking Skills

Late Blooming Entrepreneurs

MicrophoneMost people fear public speaking more than anything else (even death). As Mark Twain once said, “There are two types of speakers in this world: those that are nervous and those that are liars.”

Still, the ability to speak well in front of a group is worthwhile skill to develop – especially if you’re an entrepreneur. Among other things, it can help you:

  1. Communicate effectively. People are more likely to buy your product or service if you can tell them about it in a way that gets them excited.
  2. Raise capital. The ability to persuade is a must if you plan to pitch your business idea to a group of investors.
  3. Market your business. Speaking engagements can be great ways to gain exposure for your product and yourself.
  4. Clarify your thinking. You have to take what’s in your head and present it in a way that makes sense to others.
  5. Challenge…

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Posted by on October 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Top 5 Flu Season Fallacies

A good read

Ada County Paramedics Blog

Written by: Hadley Mayes Ada County Paramedics administers a flu vaccine

For Ada County Paramedics

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), it’s important to protect your health each year with a flu vaccine. But there are many fallacies that often go hand in hand when discussing this important vaccination. Here’s a list of the top 5 flu season fallacies, compiled by Ada County Paramedics:

1.    You only need a flu shot if you’re very young or elderly.

FALSE: According to the CDC, everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine each year.

 

2.    The flu is no big deal.

False: According to the CDC, the flu can lead to serious complications, hospitalization or even death.

 

3.    I don’t need a flu vaccine every year.

False:  According to the CDC, the flu virus is constantly changing and different flu viruses circulate and can cause illness each season—the annual flu vaccine…

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Posted by on October 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Posted by on September 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

Things Aren’t Always What They Appear

Seriously?

O·PIN·ION·AT·ED MIS·CEL·LA·NY

News is anything that makes a reader say, `Gee Whiz’! “
– Arthur MacEwen, American editor

You may have heard or read about the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) news story on the youth soccer league in Midlake, Ontario, Canada which has decided that they want to improve the experience of the children playing on its teams.  In order to achieve this goal, the league’s administrators have decided to eliminate what they consider to be one of the more damaging aspects of sports; that being competition.
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Helen Dabney-Coyle of Midlake’s Soccer Association explained the objective this way, “This year to address some of the negative effects of competition, we’ve actually removed the ball.  And the kids are loving it.
(I added the emphasis)

According to the story, Helen went on to say, “By removing the ball, it’s absolutely impossible to say ‘this team won’ and ‘this team…

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Posted by on September 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

 
 
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