There will, undoubtedly, be people that will fall out of boats this summer and drown. If that is true, what must we do to prevent it from occurring? Boating safety is the responsibility of every boat owner. Safety equipment on a boat is required to prevent the loss of... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. As I mentioned last week, I had the opportunity to go the Kentucky Oaks races at Churchill Downs, which is held the day before the Kentucky Derby. The rains had stopped, the sun came out, and it was... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. I had the opportunity to go the Kentucky Oaks race, which is held at the famous Churchill Downs a day before the Kentucky Derby. I got an invite from a vendor to attend the Friday race, and I... Read more
A two-wedding weekend to remember My reason for writing this column is to educate my readers on a plethora of life safety issues. Fires, motor vehicle accidents and medical emergencies are happening every day. However, every once in a while, I get to write about something different. I recently... Read more
I listened as Chesterfield Fire Chief Loy Senter addressed the attendees at this year’s TRIAD meeting. He said the majority of emergency responses were for medical incidents and that it is important for everyone to ensure that their addresses are readily identifiable from the street. Whether a response occurs... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Unless you have been living under a rock, you know what is coming up this Sunday, and likewise, those who have read my articles over these many years know what I mean when I say, what you really... Read more
It seems our society is obsessed with quantity instead of quality. Less is more when it comes to eating to live. This doesn’t mean starving yourself. Eat foods that are flavorful and satisfying that don’t have processed sugar in them, and you won’t feel deprived. I used to crave... Read more
As I watch the news, read posts on social media and read the Daily Business Plan, fires caused by cooking-related issues continue to occur regularly. There is not a day that goes by that a fire department somewhere in this nation is responding to a kitchen fire. Since it... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Things are coming along in and around the house, but I am getting hit with a number of small issues that are not making me a happy camper. For example, the shed out back needs a new door... Read more
What do I mean by “built to burn?” There are some buildings that simply should not catch fire, for if they do, they will surely be destroyed. Some buildings were built hundreds of years ago before fire and building codes. There are buildings that were built in a location... Read more