Firefly: Adventures of an accidental firefighter
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
How to be seen
A helicopter is my office. I sit in one for many hours every summer, looking for fires, landing spots, and occasionally, people. People g...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The regrets of fall
I looked out the window of my office as snow piled up rapidly. I didn't have my snow tires on yet, I realized. I still had a weight pl...
Monday, November 4, 2019
The sun wasn't up yet as I started up the hill that marked the beginning of my running route around the island. It's not really an ...
Saturday, October 26, 2019
You might be forgiven for not noticing them most of the year. In the summer they blend in with the other evergreens, contributing to the sw...
Sunday, October 20, 2019
The importance of doing (almost) nothing
If you were to believe some people's social media feeds and blogs, they never sit still. They're certainly never home. They're ...
Sunday, October 13, 2019
It's allegedly fall, but it feels more like pre-winter here. Recently the east side of the park received about three feet of snow in a ...
Saturday, October 5, 2019
The people you meet at meetings
By remaining in a field-going position, I manage to avoid most meetings, but there are times when they are unavoidable. When this happens, ...
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Where's the beach?
Florida! I think, scheduling my trip for work. I have visions of the beach as I pack my swimsuit. Not during work hours, of course, but s...
Saturday, September 21, 2019
A good trade
"I wanted to offer you a stay in one of the rental lookouts in exchange for cleaning it," the recreation manager said. "Yes...
Monday, September 9, 2019
The sunset of blogging
When I started this blog, there were so many interesting blogs to read that I didn't have time for them all. There were so many people ...
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