Chief 29's Blog (3)

Hard Times

Hard times are on the horizon for myself and it will definitely not be an easy thing to deal with. Everybody is looking for a way out and or someone to blame for the current state of economic despair the country is in. I have never been the type to complain. Nothing is easy and nobody is going to just hand it to you. I contribute my ability to cope with adversity to being a firefighter. It is my first love It is all I know and in a sense all I do. Even my job/business revolves around fire… Continue

Added by Chief 29 on January 15, 2009 at 9:54am — 4 Comments

Hero's have hero's to

Even though I don't consider myself a hero for what I do there are some people out there that call me and all emergency personnel hero's. Most of us don't look at what we do in that way. Do our actions allow for others to give us such a title? Here is the definition I found in the dictionary.

he·ro (hîr)

n. pl. he·roes

1. In mythology and legend, a man, often of divine ancestry, who is endowed with great courage and strength, celebrated for his bold exploits,… Continue

Added by Chief 29 on January 9, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Generation Gap

I feel torn between generations

The older guys still remembering how things were done back in the day want no change and would rather stay in 1970 and keep doing things the same way. Although they are believers in the chain of command they have been in charge for so long that they fail to realize that there are others out there besides themselves to answer to and for. They also typically have the mindset that if it wasn't their idea it's no good. They are also quick to criticize for… Continue

Added by Chief 29 on December 17, 2008 at 3:35pm — 2 Comments

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