Muddy Angels Day 2: Southbridge to Waterbury

Leaving Southbridge, we quickly entered into Connecticut.  A day later, we will be again going to Newtown where we stopped last year.  Following the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, we visited Newtown and each had a small rubber duck which rode with us.  Several of us have returned with our ducks for this year’s ride.  For today however, we’ll be going only halfway through the state to Waterbury.

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Muddy Angels Day 5: Waterbury to New York

Today’s ride started with a short trip to Liberty Park in Waterbury for the morning’s opening ceremony.  The community here had lost one of their own this past year and representatives from EMS agencies across the state were on hand for the remembrance.  An honor guard from Waterbury Police stood watch while local officials thanked us for participating in the memorial ride.

As with all of our stops, signs containing the names, photos, and history of the fallen were placed for view.  They served as a constant reminder, both of the risks of this profession and of the reason why we continue. Continue Reading →