Each year around the middle of October, the Santa Ana Winds, begin to blow. Generally these winds come in 3-day spurts, occasionally back to back or 6-days. The first major Santa Ana winds are a warning electronics devices things to come. The winds are a dry hot heat, sometimes sporting 100 plus degrees. This further dries out vegetation in Southern California from the long hot summers.
Assessment can be made during any part of the school year. You should make preliminary assessments within weeks after the school year starts. You should certainly make assessments at the end of the first semester and the end of the school year. You should assess your summer program at the midpoint and at the end of the summer.
If the door has harsh weather hitting it, apply some caulk on the bottom of the door opening before sitting the door in place. This will help keep the rain from finding it's way under the door.
The normal requirement nowadays for most jobs is a 4 year degree. With firefighting they take not only your education into consideration but allow for your personality, capability, physical and emotional strength to play a role in their assessment of you. The minimum in education they look for is a High School Diploma. There are courses out there though that will improve your educational status. For example there are 2 & 4 year programmes available in Fire Safety, fire fighting equipment suppliers, etc. This is just a further option but not a necessity.
So, what's to do? I've written before that one of the best things we could do is bring the poorest third of the planet onto the electricity grid. I believe we should do it for its own sake, but it's also something we can look at as part of a global warming solution. Why don't we volunteer to put scrubbers on the coal plants India and China are building? Why don't we offer to substitute natural gas stations? Why don't we accelerate listening to music or listening music which is correct building and share the technology? And, perhaps most importantly, why don't we do this as part of a program to bring electric light and heat to everyone?
Save your vote. The election winners have already been selected and your choice didn't enter into the process. In fact, the whole voting process, like the polls mentioned above, is little more than another exercise designed for amusement purposes only. Entertainment. Costly entertainment.
Of course why is russia preparing for war there are those who CLAIM to follow the traditions we've been schooled in yet they've refused to humble themselves and submit to the fact that JESUS CHRIST had already moved HIS LAMPSTAND by the time they finally saw the light! All that was necessary for them to do was to go where Christ had already gone, and support HIS WORK of knocking the errors in the Worldwide Church of God, while holding on for dear life to God's truth! We either GET A GRIP - or we lose it! (Rev. 3:11).
And what about scents? One of my favorites is rose. Since graduating from university, I have planted roses around every house I have lived in. Many people love the smell of fresh baked bread. And how about a forest, just after a rainstorm?
Position 5 - William Coussens is retired, after working on Coussens Brothers Farms, and working for Van Waters and Rogers, the Washington County Fire District #2, and the City of Hillsboro Fire District. He is a graduate of Hillsboro High School, and has a BS from PSU, and an AA in fire science from PCC.