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chrisinmd

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Hello everyone,
A short bio about me. I went to grad school on the east coast, then got a planning job working in Eastern Kentucky. I spent about a 1 1/2 years there, it was my best job and a very moving personal experience. I truely came to admire and respect all the desperate, tough, hard working people I met while I was there. Mr. Regan decided not to fund the ARC and I was out of a job. I got a job in all places outside of Washington, DC and have been here ever since. I got recruited into transportation planning and did that for about 10 years. I had put something in my resume about helping a fire department in Kentucky, it sounded really good on the resume (you know how that is), my Department Chief remembered and asked if I minded taking a "temporary assignment". Twelve years later and a couple of promotions I'm still waiting for this temporary assignment to be over. I work with the local fire departments in siting new stations, the school department in siting new schools and help the police in laying out the beats. I know where all the cops are!
I've been at the same place for 15 years, my sentence will be over in 10 more years.

I am a big music fan, I've just saw B.B. King in concert, I like the blues as well as rock & roll. I am now paid enough to pay for the good seats at a concert or even afford to go to a concert. I saw the Stones in 2002 and they still are the best group I've ever seen.
 

mendelman

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Welcome from Chicago(land)!

Going to APA conference in DC?
 

chrisinmd

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for mendleman

Mendleman

I will be a tour guide on the Northern Suburbs-DC tour at the APA convention.
 

JNA

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Welcome :)
from the Central Time Zone of the SW corner of Indiana.

I too, know something about Fire Departments.
 

giff57

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JNA said:
I too, know something about Fire Departments.

Me too, they are a huge pain in my....... well, welcome anyway.
 

PlannerGirl

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Hi Chrisinmd

Welcome from the DC area planners, few that we are and keep an ear to the ground for our get together later this month.

PG
 

Cardinal

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Welcome! Since you know where the cops will (not) be, maybe we should enlist your help in planning the Annual Cyburbia Laefest.
 

Trail Nazi

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Howdy from your neighbor to the south in NoVA. You must come to our get together later this month.
 

Gedunker

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Welcome ChrisinMD from the eastern standard time zone (for now) of south central Indiana, Ohio River mile 609.

Why is it that every time a planner says "annexation" the fire department says "28 more firemen"?
 
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