Tag: EMS

TONIGHT Bratwurst and the Performing Arts

Show’s at 7:30, fire department starts serving brats at 5:30. THIS is how I like my fine arts. Big thank you to the Washington Island Fire Department and all their volunteers. I’ll open the show with a few of the greatest hits (beer tent, dead cow kicks farmer, guinea pig story) then do the new…View post

Daniel José Older on Writing

Storytelling Fundamentals: Character, Conflict, Context, Craft An Online Skillshare Class by Daniel José Older Whether you’re new to writing or have been doing it for years, this presentation by Daniel José Older is worth it for the first three minutes alone (there is a sign-in process for the entire lesson). As a farm kid who came…View post

Three Days on the Road–Fire and EMS

Looking forward to speaking with firefighter/EMT/paramedic/first responder groups the next three days in Weston, Marshfield, and Rhinelander. It has been my privilege to be involved in Fire/EMS for over 25 years now. Especially enjoy how we all show up with different backgrounds and occupations but can speak the same language (S.A.M.P.L.E., surround-n-drown, B.S.I., water hammer,…View post

Writing Riddle

Came back to the desk to find this on my computer screen: Can you guess what happened? Answer below (don’t be distracted by the smudges, they’re electronic and I put them there after the fact):   [Insert Jeopardy! theme here]   I was working on a manuscript when the pager went off. Switched from typing a…View post