Firefly: Adventures of an accidental firefighter
Friday, November 2, 2018
Listen: people go missing every day. If you don't believe this, search "missing people" or "missing hikers." A coun...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Cue the vultures
Some of them approach the subject directly. "Sooo...when are you going to retire?" they ask. Others are more indirect. "I&...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Did you buy a Mega Millions ticket? I did, even though I knew the odds were low. But hey, somebody won it! If you're in the mood for t...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
What is a friend
"What is a friend, a friend is here indeed sitting all around me, listening to my song..." Laurie sang, strumming her guitar....
Sunday, October 7, 2018
It's over (kind of)
Fire seasons used to have a beginning and end. You could count on taking a break and hanging up your boots for a solid few months every year...
Friday, September 28, 2018
There aren't only two kinds of people, as many memes and sayings try to attest. People are much too complex for that. If I were to say...
Saturday, September 15, 2018
The fire camp life
What's it like to live and work at a fire camp, you (didn't) ask? As a new firefighter, my first glimpse of a camp was sort of ove...
Friday, September 7, 2018
lazy blogger update
Except, it's now September; how did that happen? Most of this summer has been nonstop work. Luckily, a lot of it has been pretty ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Almost every summer this happens: the time when I have to give up on most hiking, running and gym plans because of my job in wildland fire. ...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Run free, Mollie. I'm so sorry that this is the world we live in now, where a young woman like this can't go for a run and be safe. ...
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