Archive for December2014

New Year, New Me

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Happy New Year everybody, and best wishes for a healthy and safe 2015! I found this in the archives, I think I wrote it on or around New Years Eve, 2010. On a positive note, I’ve been off the streets for a little over a year now. When I left I was a mess, not […]

Top ten signs it might be time to go:

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              10. You tell the lady at the Dunkin Donuts drive-thru to “stand by” while you fish for change 9. When you hear sirens behind you you step on the gas 8. Housework starts at 0800, period! 7. When the talk show host on the car radio pisses you […]

No hope, unless you want it

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People are living in our country with absolutely no idea what it means to be a productive member of society, and give absolutely nothing but take all they can. My article in this morning’s Providence Journal digs a little deeper…

2014 Top 10 from Rescuing Providence

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It’s been a busy year here at Rescuing Providence, I’ve published fifty or so feature articles, a new book for February release, a ton of blog posts and a lot of commentarry on other people’s contributions. I’ve compiled ten of my favorite articles from this year, these are far from my most popular ones, those […]

The Christmas Song

My little family survives Christmas Day, their gifts far different from what we know. But a gift is only as good as the happiness it brings to the giver, and the recipient. I think of the people in this story often; of how the spirit of the living can overcome all hardship, and beauty can […]

Dashing through the Snow

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We dash through snow covered streets, lights flashing brightly, sirens heralding our arrival. It’s slippery, but we make the trip lively and quick; no time to waste when responding to a report of a person with chest pains. Inside the home, a lonely person waits, and hears the sound from afar, and knows that his […]

The Nuthouse that is Rescue 1

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A bunch of little kids ended up in Rescue 1 one day as a result of an evacuation due to a gas leak. It was a bit of a nuthouse, but I wouldn’t change a thing…    

Goodreads Book Giveaway

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Enter to win a copy of my new book!     Goodreads Book Giveaway Mr. Wilson Makes It Home by Michael Morse Giveaway ends December 27, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

Emergency Feeding

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Considering food is life, and without it we will surely die, and because the citizenry of Providence is accustomed to fire department  personell being at their beck and call, I hereby announce that the expansion of the fire department emergency response scope of responsibilities will include, but not be limited to food shopping trips. To […]

Where is Santa?

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It’s time once again for one of my favorite passtimes, telling Ghost Stories! Loren Eaton at I Saw Lightening Fall has provided a creepy, wonderful means for us to tell some good ones. The rules are simple, 100 words, no more, no less, and make it creepy! “From your chair by the window, you can […]

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