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Woodworking in America here we come.

Today Janet and I made the commitment to attend Woodworking in America this year.  This will be in Kansas City MO. September 25th – 27th.  This will provide an opportunity to introduce our products to lots of woodworkers.

Check it out at

https://www.facebook.com/woodworkinginamerica?fref=ts

http://www.woodworkinginamerica.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=108695&

Hope to see you there

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The time to retire has come

I started working for a private ambulance company back in 1980.  Then was hired by the Aurora Fire Department in 1987.  I have progressed through the ranks from probationary firefighter to paramedic and for the last 14 years have served as a suppression lieutenant on an engine company.  Most my time as an officer has been at station 10.  I have had the honor of working with a great crew at 10s.  However after 34 years in emergency service, It is time to retire. from firefighting and emergency medicine.  It is with great excitement that I pick up my hammer to begin a new career as a full-time blacksmith.  I have been running the shop part-time for 20 years or more and the time feels right to make it a full-time job.  So thank you to all of those I have served with as a fire fighter and thank you to all of my customers past and present who have made this transition possible.  Wednesday October 8th will be the start of a new adventure.  Please come visit at http://www.blackbearforge.com