Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Peace and Chaos

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It’s Sunday morning in Dade County, Florida. I’m working on Engine 66 and so far, before noon, we’ve run on a woman suffering from delirium tremens due to alcohol withdrawal, a “male having a breakdown”, threatening to kill himself and his wife, and a sweet 93 year old lady born in 1921. So much for […]

HEED Bottles and Boot Knives

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My friend and I had lunch the other day in Key Largo. She’s a devoted wife and mother of two little boys and lives in Miami, a city crisscrossed by canals and dotted with small man-made lakes. As I walked to her car and watched her get in, I noticed that she carried a center […]