Its that time of year again, our Emergency Services Halloween Haunted House. This year would be the 4th year we have planned and set up this event. I find it incredibly stressful. It shouldn't be, But I feel like it is. Every year has been successful, every year our attendees have increased, from about 100 … Continue reading Haunted House 2018
Its been a good week so far. The last few days at work we havnt had too many calls, we got to sleep through the night and we had a decent amount of down time. Being on a core/flex schedule has its pros and cons. One of the Pros in my opinion being that after … Continue reading For the love of the Job Part 2
Today is the start of my days off. It's been a long week, with 3 days of my part time job and 4 days of my regular schedule. I would estimate that 75 percent of our jobs is driving people from one hospital to another and back. The other 25 percent is responding to emergency … Continue reading For the love of the Job Part 1
The last 2 days I worked a night shift in a small city for the first time in a few years. As I mentioned previously I work part time for AHS on my days off from my regular job. This community is about 20,000 people and runs 2 ambulances that work 12 hour shifts. It's … Continue reading Where is your Ambulance when you call 911…?
Today is Thanksgiving, it will be a pretty low key day today as myself and family celebrated yesterday. It snowed overnight which would make today our second day of snow officially (First day was last week) At least in my area. Yesterday a firefighter took his own life in a community in Alberta. In the … Continue reading Thanksgiving In Canada Pt 2: Depression, PTSD and Mental Illness
Today is October 6th, The Day before Thanksgiving in Canada. But my family is celebrating A day early. I have never outwardly talked about what I'm grateful for, or who. But there is so many things to list it makes you wonder where to begin. I took the day off from work, like I do … Continue reading Thanksgiving In Canada Part 1
I'm Whitecloud197, Welcome to my first blog. I have never written anything like this before, never wrote in journals, articles, stories or anything. I have toyed with the idea of writing a blog for some time, but I'm just a regular guy with no special powers or abilities, I'm not rich. I'm not an inventor, … Continue reading The Journey Begins