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      Professional Firefighters/Paramedics

      Of Palm Beach County Safety Tips

         Hopefully, you remembered to                   house immediately. Every home should have a safety plan   smell it can begin to kill you before you’re even aware
      check your smoke alarm when you                   with your family, especially if you have young children, or   it’s in your home. CO binds to red blood cells blocking
      set your clocks with the “Spring                  immobile family members. Fire can spread very quickly. It   oxygen from the bloodstream. CO is known as the “silent
      Forward” daylight savings time                    is important to think of personal safety first, and evacuate.   killer.” Common causes of CO in the home are faulty gas
      adjustment. As a reminder, when                   There are multiple reasons for false alarms such as dirty   appliances, vehicle exhaust, outdoor grills, generators,
      you set your clocks for the time                  or malfunctioning sensors, but you should initially react   and lead acid battery charging (faulty charging of golf
      changes  twice  a  year,  that  is  a             to every alarm until it can be determined to be false.  cart batteries).
      good prompt to check your smoke                      Many  newer  smoke  alarms  also  detect  carbon      Properly working smoke detectors have been proven
      detectors.                                        monoxide (CO), but independent CO detectors are also   to play a major role in the survivability of residents in
         Most  newer  smoke  detectors  now  have  10-year   available. Carbon monoxide poses a much different threat   the event of a fire.
      nonreplaceable batteries, but they still need to be tested   to residents. Unlike smoke and fire, carbon monoxide is                   Steen Eriksson,
      regularly to ensure they are in working order.    a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that is the byproduct        Professional Firefighters/Paramedics
         Smoke  and  alarms  are  set  off  by  smoke,  heat,  or   of incomplete combustion of carbon, or the burning of              of Palm Beach County,
      possible false alarm. If you see or smell smoke, leave your   fuel sources. Because CO is impossible to see, taste, or               IAFF Local 2928,

        The Singles Scene Column                                            ©                              Historical Seeds

        What Type Of Single Are                         book of life it is never their fault. Blame games abound.   Of The Garden

                                                            The Even Steven: He is a  total  mess. Commonly
        You?                                              divorced or never married. Age 25 to 60. He is the male   Photograph  by  Palm  Beach Times  staff  photographer
                                                        counterpart of Lucy Goosey. He wants love and intimacy   Tim O’Hara
        By: Kelly Leary  M.S.,                          but can’t seem to  shake his past  failures.  This man
        Founder of Revolution                           blames women for all his failings and suffers from great
        Dating                                          insecurity in and out of the bedroom. He may also over-
                                                        compensate for his weakness by seeking multiple notches
            Knowledge is power                          in his head get “EVEN” with the opposite sex...
        and YOU hold the key to                         trying  to  desperately make himself  “whole” again. He
        your future relationship.                       is rarely successful and noncommittal  when all is said
        Only  YOU have the                              and done. Most men like this prey in bars, online dating
        power to navigate the                           sites or the social media area. Luckily again, I don’t meet
        change needed on your                           many of these social predators in my office. They are too
        personal  road   from                           happy  with  the  dark  side  of  keyboard  dating,  which  is
        SINGLE  to TAKEN.                               more ominous. Even Steven’s like to operate under the
        If you are in “relationship limbo” or “in between  radar of responsible authentic dating.
        relationships” do identify  what type of single you     The Past Life Blessed: Widow or widower of any age,
        represent by choosing from the below categories. Do  although typically age 55 to 80 plus. This male or female   Seeking  economical  performance,  the  city  purchased
        this today and take deliberate action toward change.  had a special marriage. They have grieved appropriately   Chevrolet  Nova  police  cars  in  September  1975,  which
        Let’s figure this out, together.                and are now  ready  to  find  new  companionship  (not   doubled  the  life  of  the  tires  while  using  half  as  much
            The Curmudgeon Single: This type may be single,  marriage per se). This group does very well in my club as   gasoline  as  the  larger  police  cars.  Lt.  Henry  “Hank”
        divorced  or  widowed.  Key  traits:  cranky,  negative,  long as they avoid comparing their matches to their late   Nolan stands beside one of the Novas. For one day prior
        grouchy and in some ways even unlovable. There may  husband or wife. I have seen many widows and widowers   to his retirement, Lt. Nolan was honored by being named
        be a sense of desire for another completely “out of their  find love again in my club--and it is SO REWARDING.   police chief.
        league” which exaggerates their bad attitude  as they  My heart goes out to those who have found the key to
        are  never  satisfied.  Likelihood  of  resuming  a  (healthy)  happy marriage...and I with the “HOPEFUL      For more seeds, see Images of America, Palm Beach
        relationship is slim to none. Open to change: minimal.  ROMANTICS” that there can be a chapter after a loss of   Gardens  by Arcadia  Publishing. The  PBG  Historical
        This male or female may have been cheated on or took  a spouse. This generation of seniors today (from 60s to   Society’s mission is to collect, preserve and share the rich
        a large hit in life and never recovered. This person can  the 80s), given the right circumstances and opportunity,   history of the Gardens.
        be helped with some therapy or a complete  change of  can really have a ball. I see it all the time! I am not even
        attitude. However, a “revolution” becomes less likely the  afraid to age anymore! Thank you to all my seniors for
        longer this person stays single. If this is you, get moving  being so cool and open minded to love/kinship after loss
        while you’ve still got it. As  it  stands,  with  no  therapy  of a spouse. It can happen.
        or mindset change this person is  undateworthy. Many     May all of your April Goals come true! Let’s
        people online fall into this category. They are just no fun  give you exciting  moments to  look forward  to this
        to be around, right? You can make much better use of  coming summer.  Take a moment to do something
        your time.                                      solely for YOU.
            The HopeFUL Romantic:  Luckily “most” of the                                     Love, Kelly
        people I meet are this type of person (yeah). This male  #LoveFest2022   #AimTrueIn2022   #LoveOffline
        or female has felt love in the most beautiful sense of the  #WhyBeSingle #TellYourFriends #SheConnects
        word. They have also felt heartache but they continue to
        love more...and they almost always do! WHY? Because     Kelly  Leary’s  career  spans  a  successful  three
        they believe in love AND they know they are lovable.  decades  in  the  love  business.  In  her  31  years  of   Best Bin Caddy#
        This person knows the benefits of love will ALWAYS  experience,  she  has  watched  the  dating  scene  morph
        outweigh  the  risks.  Single,  divorced,  or  widowed  of  drastically with the onset of online dating and she has
        ALL AGES this person has a high success rate in my  witnessed  a  huge  boom  in  her  longstanding  private   NEW!
        club and the odds are in their favor. This person can be  practice--especially  post  pandemic. With  her  Master’s
        alone but their ultimate desire is to find their forever/  Degree  in  Clinical  Psychology,  with  a  Forensic
        grand finale love.                              Concentration, she has revolutionized the industry. She
            The Lucy Goosey: Typically female. Often  found  has  been  profiled  by  PalmBeacher Magazine, Stuart
        in bars or online dating sites and is rather desperate to  News, Boca Magazine, The Palm Beach Post and other
        find a partner. Most divorced or never married and age 25  publications. Kelly was also named “Florida Woman” in
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        “chosen one.” She will date almost “anyone” who pays  services  that  make  singles  “UN-single”  through  their
        attention to her. This person is, well, desperate. I typically  exclusive  connections,  Kelly  is  also  involved  in  the   Recycling Bin Caddy
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