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After a long a hiatus: update on my current job situation, and the not-so-good situation for EMS volunteerism in my town

After a hiatus over most of the summer, I am happy to finally write on (in?) my blog to say that am currently employed. In fact, I have two jobs. Shortly after graduation I was hired on as a part-time reporter covering the town of New Scotland for the Altamont Enterprise and have also moved to the town. Since I need to pay rent, I am still also a bank teller, which means half of the week I follow my passion and the other half I put money in a drawer and then take it out again.

One of my more recent articles touches on the decline in volunteerism in many organizations, which has now led to the upcoming closure of the volunteer EMS squad in my town:


Generic ambulance photo-courtesy of Getty Images.