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I woke up this morning thinking that the bed was comfortable, and maybe I’d been too harsh in my opinion. Then I walked to the bathroom. Gaylord National Resort charges a mandatory $15/day “Resort Fee” on top of the outrageous rate. The fee gives access to the gym and two ‘free’ bottles of water. Apparently […]
We arrived at the hotel in DC today for the Council on Foundations conference. Taylor and Johnny showed up in matching suits looking like our own enforcers. You know those charity guys, sometimes it takes a little muscle to keep them in line. 🙂 I’ve been to these before, and there is always a lot […]
Ericka dragged me to Florida this week for a surprise getaway. Dragged, really. Kicking and screaming.:-) See? Three days, two nights at the Tween Waters Inn on Captiva Island. We had a cute cabin, a cute rental car, and a nice time. Have to do this again sometime.
We had the first Monday Night Steamup of the season today at Larry Mosher’s. Larry pointed out that the days are as long now as they will be in August, and the weather finally got nice enough to run. http://picasaweb.google.com/s/c/bin/slideshow.swf Larry ran his K28 with a good string of stock, Jessie brought Ruby and tried […]
Just posted the companion to this over at Firepics.net. Click here for more from the album. Iain and I found this on I-95 back in 11/05. You don’t often see a P-15 loose in the wild. This one was retired from Pease AFB and was headed to its new home on the West Coast.
As I was searching for a topic to start this blog, it occurred to me that last month marked 19 years on the fire department for me. In that time I’ve seen 3 chiefs, and only 2 full-time firefighters. I’ve seen 3 engines come, and 3 go. I’m on my third ladder truck. I’ve saved […]