Katherine's Blog (4)


Long before i was a member of the county department there was a conflict between the city and the county. It has been many years since this dispute I do not even know what it was about. It seems the city will not let this die, even though most of the members that were in the original dispute are no longer on the department. It seems that everytime we turn around someone is being a "tattletale". We can not even express an opionion without being bashed for it. I would so much like for this BS to… Continue

Added by Katherine on October 23, 2009 at 11:53am — 5 Comments


Until recently, it was widely believed that ice was slippery because the pressure of an object in contact with it caused a thin layer to melt. For example, the blade of an ice skate, exerting pressure on the ice, melted a thin layer, providing lubrication between the ice and the blade.

This explanation is no longer widely accepted. There is still debate about why ice is slippery. The explanation gaining acceptance is that ice molecules in contact with air cannot properly bond with… Continue

Added by Katherine on September 14, 2008 at 10:01pm — No Comments


Tomarrow is a day to remember and not foerget those we lost not so long ago. And for this rookie to thank all the ones that put their lives on the line daily. Thank you from all my heart.

Added by Katherine on September 10, 2008 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Rig Fire

Went on my first rig fire today! It was way cool. I'm so glad I became a firefighter. The workover rig was a comlpete loss but we did get the gas well out. Was a brand new rig worth $1.5 million now its just a pile of scrap metal. Good training material for NOT WELDING AROUND OPEN GAS WELLS.
Catch ya all later

Added by Katherine on September 3, 2008 at 8:56pm — 2 Comments

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