I just got busy at work. Work has been so hectic and politically crazy, there is an election today, and last week I was dealing with staff issues. Sometimes I feel like I am supervising a bunch of teenagers. Today I am taking the time to write, even though I really should be doing other things.
It was a busy weekend, I did alot of errands and started to prepare for my overnight training. I am going to go to a 2 day training with this organization. They basically rescue animals in a disaster and mobilize temporary shelter and will also go in after a disaster and get the animals out, like with Katrina. The training is being provided as part of my EOC (emergency operations center) training at work, and I plan on volunteering with the group afterwards.
I do IT work, but since I work for a city in an executive position I get deployed as part of the EOC during any local disaster. We have meetings monthly and speicalized trianing on a regular basis. I have only worked through one disaster, a fire about 7 years ago. They want staff trained in animal evacuation since have 2 horse ranches and a kennel in the City.