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Bob Dylan

November 6, 2010

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Alive and still kicking, his concert in Columbus this week was really good. A nice mix of older and newer songs. Bob even bopped around a bit and he seemed to be enjoying himself. The first time I saw Bob Dylan, around 15 years ago, he barely moved around at all and looked to be […]

2010 Columbus Marathon

October 19, 2010

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This weekend I volunteered at the Columbus Marathon. Attracting 15,000 runners, this is one of the largest marathons in the country. The weather was perfect and many people showed up just to cheer on the runners. Marathons are interesting events to work because you never really know what sorts of injuries you may face. There […]

POTD – Columbus Asian Festival

June 19, 2010

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Picture of the Day – Columbus Asian Festival. All I can really say is yum. Amazing delicious food. It is not often I get a great sticky rice, and there it was in abundance. On an unrelated note, a call during this event was my first time treating a stroke victim. Another exciting event was […]

Big Green Tractor

May 31, 2010

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Combine the Academy of Country Music 2010 Duo of the Year “Brooks & Dunn”, with up and comer Jason Aldean, a bunch of Ohio cowboys, and large amounts of Coors Light, and you have yourself quite a show. Last weekend I worked with the Red Cross at the Last Rodeo concert, the final tour for […]

OSU Mens Baseball

May 22, 2010

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It has been perfect spring weather and what better way to enjoy the outdoors than a baseball game. Tonight Elly and I provided volunteered for the Red Cross at a OSU Mens Baseball game. Our main task is to watch for foul balls to see if anyone gets injured. I am happy to report that […]

Best in Show

November 30, 2009

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A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to volunteer with the Red Cross for a Dog Show. Over and over I kept thinking about the movie “Best in Show” due to all the similarities. The dogs were bored with the whole affair, the owners were obsessed, and the judges could not be more serious. […]

Columbus Marathon

October 22, 2009

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Running a marathon seems like an impossible idea to me. I have always hated running, much preferring the low impact exercise of a bike. It is easy to envy the long lean bodies that runners work so hard to achieve. Runners seem a little crazy to me, this past weekend that was confirmed. On Sunday […]