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Category: True Story

September 29, 2014

Redrum!

Way Back When, in my first iteration as a street medic, the ambulance company I worked for owned a house that not only was the residence for the on-duty crew, but several of us would sometimes live there for weeks or months at a time. Ambulance work is at times boring as hell ("hours of continual boredom punctuated by sheer terror" is how it's often put), so we would have to come up with something to do when we were on duty, or get the heck out of there when we were off.

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Category: Work

September 26, 2014

Why am I so Tired?

You have to wonder how long this bit has been going around, considering the stated population of the U.S.! But I at least updated the very last part....

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Why am I so tired? For a couple of years, I've been blaming it on iron poor blood, lack of vitamins, dieting and a dozen other maladies. Now I found out the real reason.

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Category: Media & Politics & True Story & Work

September 24, 2014

They're On The Launch Pad -- Start Counting Down

The following newspaper article appeared in Florida Today on November 20, 1996, when I still worked at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory:

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