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Ash buckets, say I. Self-aggrandizing claptrap.
We study, we prepare, but the fact remains: We are amateurs playing a game in which the professionals regularly get their tails whipped.
I fear what I fight. I didn't grow up wanting to be a firefighter. I left town a farm boy, a good student, a fair defensive end. I returned twelve years later a long-haired writer with two hands so soft they might have belonged to a debutante.
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A few years back, our local department decided to rehearse ladder placement at the Lutheran church. Fire officials forgot to warn the pastor. They'd gotten the trucks around and the ladders up when here he came, running down the middle of the street from the parsonage in his slippers, robe flapping, eyes wide. The training exercises Free live Stateline sex chat a lark.
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For the ceremonial water salute given to vehicles, including ships and airplanes, see Water salute.