Day 18: The Rock Climbing Helmet – Belay your fears and seize opportunity

I live in the beautiful, mountainous state of West Virginia. Tourists come from all over the country for white water rafting, sight-seeing, rock climbing, and parachute jumping off the New River Gorge Bridge on the annual Bridge Day in Fayetteville, not far from my home. As you might expect, you’ll find many an adventurous spirit round these here parts.   How often do you get outside your …

Day 7: Fireman’s helmet – Remaining alert to potential fire hazards

The sight that greeted him upon entering the room was a parent’s worst nightmare. Flames shot up from the iguana tank, perched atop our son’s dresser. The dog barked frantically from the bed beside the sleepy 10 year old, who was just rousing himself. The iguana tank just across the room from my son was in flames. Had the dog not alerted us, the night could have ended in tragedy. Here are some informative tips on how to safeguard your home from fire hazards.