March is starting with a bang! Entered #PB Party and now I'm excited to announce that I've entered Vivian Kirkfield's 50 Precious Words writing contest. Writing tight is tough. Writing a story with a beginning, middle and end in 50 words or less is a true challenge. If you visit the entry page and go … Continue reading The Fire Brigade
FIND OUT FRIDAY with FIRE & LIFE SAFETY EDUCATOR: BLAISE HARRIS
Good Friday afternoon, friends! It's time for FIND OUT FRIDAY and boy do I have a treat for you! Today's interview is with one of my dearest friends in fire and life safety education/community risk reduction. This guy oozes talent and personality and he uses these traits to create impactful safety messages and programs to … Continue reading FIND OUT FRIDAY with FIRE & LIFE SAFETY EDUCATOR: BLAISE HARRIS
Join Me in Congratulating Marsha Giesler on Her Latest Award!
I'm very excited to acknowledge my dear friend Marsha Giesler on her latest award. She has recently earned the 2017 Dr. Anne W. Phillips A ward for Leadership in the Fire Service. I'm so proud of her for all of her accomplishments. If you have had the opportunity to work with her, I'm sure you know … Continue reading Join Me in Congratulating Marsha Giesler on Her Latest Award!
Blown Away as Safety Books Make Local News in Onslow County, NC
Brian Kelly, Onslow County Fire Marshal, and I started a mission two years ago to put fire helmets and safety my stories in Onslow County elementary schools and select preschools. In 2015, we visited elementary schools and select preschools and presented them with fire helmets and copies of What Should Daisy Do. Kelly hosted a … Continue reading Blown Away as Safety Books Make Local News in Onslow County, NC
Put Some Safety in your Sparkle
Hope everyone has a safe New Year's Eve and a prosperous 2016! Remember to be safe this evening and leave the colorful fireworks displays up to the professionals. Many communities offer New Year's Eve celebrations. Check your local community calendar. If you are in the Charlotte area, you may want to try: Ring in 2016 … Continue reading Put Some Safety in your Sparkle
The Farm at Riverpointe – Fall Festival/Chili Cook Off/Vendor Event
Hi ya'll! What 'cha doing on Saturday afternoon? Why don't you join me at The Farm at Riverpoint off of Shiloh Church Rd. in Davidson (technically, Kannapolis, but it has a Davidson address). This is going to be a huge event featuring a Fall Festival, Neighborhood Chili Cook-off Competition, and Vendor Sales. It is from … Continue reading The Farm at Riverpointe – Fall Festival/Chili Cook Off/Vendor Event
A-Z Challenge Guest Blog Post
Super excited to have been asked by Jen Garrett to write a guest blog post today for the letter Y. Jen is participating in the A-Z Blog Challenge this month and wanted me to write about YES for Fire Safety! Check out the guest post and leave a comment on Jen's website. Let … Continue reading A-Z Challenge Guest Blog Post
Countryside Montessori School – Fine Arts Festival
Countryside Montessori School 5th Annual Spring Fine Arts Festival featuring the 2nd Annual Artisan Fair Sunday, April 19, 2015 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT EVENT! SEE YOU THERE!
SAFE KIDS DAY with SAFE KIDS: Union County (NC)
Looking for something to do this Saturday with the children? Join me at Safe Kids Day in Union County (NC) for a free community event. There will be fire trucks, the fire safety house, EMS, Sheriff's Office, a DJ, and much more. Not to mention... autographed/personalized copies of What Should Daisy Do? for sale. Event … Continue reading SAFE KIDS DAY with SAFE KIDS: Union County (NC)
Live Television Interviews This Weekend – What I Learned
Had the wonderful opportunity to go on two live interview segments this weekend. I was a guest author, along with Laura Taylor. We had a great time, but learned a few things, too. Laura and I met last year at the Write 2 Ignite Conference at North Greenville University and have been fast friends ever … Continue reading Live Television Interviews This Weekend – What I Learned