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Sometimes, we JUST want to be heard!

How many times, when we come home tired and feeling frustrated, do we tell our partner about the problem, only to be infuriated by their immediate offerings of suggestions of things we can do to make a situation better?   Aaaargh!  I do not want you to FIX it;  I just want to vent!  Let me…

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Something we all need to be aware of…

At the risk of being labeled something that is not politically correct, I am going to share one of my absolutely favorite pieces of psychological wisdom:  the feminine and masculine are intrinsically different from one another and that manifests in many different ways.  We all have a mixture of the two with different ratios showing…

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In flight medical emergency

After 24 years, it has finally happened…While flying home from Mexico today they paged overhead for a physician to help with a sick passenger. I was able to help, and it felt so great.When I was 26, I was working as a consultant and liked my work well enough. I was good at it but…

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Community Service and Team Togetherness!

What we do (all of it) is community service!  This idea about community service is one of many of our internal “tag lines” at Morpheus.  It has multiple meanings —  from the daily work that we do (where we believe that helping people love the person in the mirror helps them be better partners, parents,…

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Blog Post from Texas…

Not really supposed to be reporting on this stuff now, but cannot help announcing that in addition to humans, our team is helping animals.  Today we spent a fair bit of time getting some cattle (including a calf at risk of drowning) herded up to higher ground, and found four dogs lost on a road.…

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CA TF4 Blog Post 2 – Rescue Operations

Blog Post 2 CATF4:  Due to the rabid nature of the media and it’s ability, no, absolute inclination to sensationalize minute amounts of information, the team has been briefed regarding our position as federal employees, and the policies regarding personal disclosure of information.  Specifically, as we enter the theater of operations, although we may take…

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CA Task Force 4 Hurricane Harvey Deployment

We have been driving since 11:00 PM on Saturday 8/26 and it is now 8:00AM/10:00AM (PDT/CDT) Monday 8/28 and we are just arriving in Lubbock Texas on our way to Houston in response to the flood disaster created by Hurricane Harvey.  We are a team of 70+ Firefighters, Engineers, Canine-Search Specialists, Paramedics, and Physicians traveling…

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One Year Ago Today…

One year ago today, my team gathered at 0900 and accomplished the amazing task of packing and moving our entire office in a single day.  Two sweet and generous clients (thank you!) spontaneously joined us and helped with the nuttiness of putting all of our belongings into boxes, bags and baskets, loading and un-loading the…

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Open Letter to Yelp

Dear Yelp Executives and Decision Makers, I am writing to you to complain about your policies regarding reviews that are posted by honest and legitimate clients as well as your inability to understand that the quality of service from a business such as mine is not intrinsically attached to its physical location (a paradigm that…

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Pet Therapy Dogs in Action at Morpheus

Our sweet secret at Morpheus is that dog lovers are particularly well -cared for when they get treated here! Although she may sometimes bark her greeting in her “not-so appropriate for inside voice”, Rosie the Dog also adds a wag and if someone is nervous she will cuddle while they get treated. Rosie has a…

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