This page contains the essential resources that I have found useful in my personal and professional life. It covers everything I read, audios I listen to, events I attend, places where I teach, links I go to, videos I watch, and a few others things I like to share.
I constantly update the list as I discover new resources. If you don’t want to scroll through the entire list, you can click on one of the links below and filter the resources by specific category.
Everyone has a valid viewpoint. And everyone should be willing to compromise.
Whatever brilliant ideas you have or hear, the opposite may also be true.
Open up. Watch and listen more.
You may learn something!
The fire service never leaves anyone behind. Our nation should do the same.
Congress, listen to “the people” and do the right thing!
From Paul Combs:
Daily DRAWN BY FIRE – This illustration was first published in 2010. I find it heartbreaking, discouraging, and infuriating that I can republish it today! The Zadroga Act is not a political football for the House to fumble – contact your Congressional rep and demand they stand up for what’s right. This illustration and message has been forwarded to my Congressman Bob Latta (R) Ohio.
Here are a few articles on the latest… I’ll post more as I get time.
So much is new in the fire service: smarter technology, stronger equipment, more efficient techniques, and safer gear. But our greatest challenge, our real purpose, remains the same: to save lives and to protect property.
Old school, it’s pretty much the same as new school.