Do you have your Community Emergency Response Team certification yet?

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The Syracuse Fire Department is offering a seven week C.E.R.T. Training Class starting Tuesday, March 1, 2011 from 6-9 p.m. These classes will be held every Tuesday for seven weeks at the Syracuse Fire Station located at 1869 South 3000 West. There is a $25.00 charge for the C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team) equipment that…

Traffic Cones

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They’ve been working on the main road by my house for well over a year now… and it’s finally looking like they’re almost done. True, there are still plenty of traffic cones and people waiving warning flags to keep us from plowing through a newly cut hole in the road, but it’s progress! Hang on…

WHO raises flu pandemic to highest level, what can you do to fight the Swine Flu? (part one)

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According to MSNBC, H1N1 (also known as the Swine Flu) is the “First global epidemic in 41 years”. Ironically, WHO “officials urge nations not to restrict travel”. This isn’t an article about how dangerous H1N1 is (or is not). It’s not a “everyone should panic” article either. This article falls right in line with what…

Experiments with Homemade Wheat Gluten

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Gluten is a vegetarian alternative to meat. When prepared and seasoned correctly it can be almost indistinguishable from hamburger, ribs, chicken strips or chicken nuggets, or sausage. My buddy recently wrote an article on how to make wheat gluten at home. My wife had just ground some hard white wheat earlier in the day, and…