Archive for June2010

Get Fit. Get Safe. Make It Personal.

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Despite the fact that I wrote this piece for Fire-Rescue Magazine last year, I’m pretty sure its content is still relevant as we ponder recent and not so recent events during Fire/EMS Safety, Health and Survival Week http://www.firefighternation.com/forum/topics/usfa-reminds-you-that…. As I stated in comments to another blog by John Mitchell (www.firedaily.com) titled: “The Charleston 43” (http://www.firefighternation.com/profiles/blogs/the-charleston-43) […]

My Summer Acceleration Theory

Calcium Anthropologists Warn of Effects of Summer Acceleration Unconfirmed fiction by: Tige R. Schmittendorf Originally posted: September 6, 2009 Editor’s Note: I know it’s Labor Day. I should have warned you sooner… One day while taking a requisite course towards my doctorate in calcium anthropology — the study of milkmen and their connection to mad […]

Raising a flag about lowering THE FLAG!

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It’s after Memorial Day-2010 and I’ve been working on this blog for about a week, in hopes of having it finished prior to the start of the holiday weekend but life got in the way and that didn’t happen. In retrospect, I’m glad I procrastinated. I’m glad I waited, because now, I think this blog […]

Run-to-the-Curb is Top Story

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It’s been more than a month since my presentation at FDIC and my live Internet radio talk show on FirefighterNetcast from the show floor, but a lot of exciting things have happened since then.  Feedback from my show about the importance of storytelling in the fire service with special guest Chief Tom Merrill was tremendous […]

Tiger’s Weekly Twitter Updates for 2010-06-05

Heading in to work as part of Command Staff for the Buffalo Marathon. Otherwise, I'd be running in it, for sure… # I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement and leave you only the cherished (cont) http://tl.gd/1jc0pj # RT @usfire: RT @NFPA: Fire Prevention Week 2010 campaign was launched […]