Tag: Forest fire
I will not forget today
October 22, 2012
Some days you could stick on the highest shelf, close the door and not come back. Not today. It will rest on my arm, warm; touch my breath, with rhythm; cradle my eyes, in colors; but mostly sing my heart a song. (double click on each photo for larger and clearer) It started with love. […]
Okay, so I fish.
September 12, 2012
Since my first memory, thanks to my dad and his love, fishing has been a part of me. And recently, finally, after years of hoping, I made it to Alaska. Why fish? Because I love wilderness, and fishing takes me there. And over twenty years ago I decided to only fly fish. I’ve fished Scottish highlands, […]
I was sad that day
August 27, 2012
It was about four weeks ago. A beautiful day. I camped with my son at a high mountain lake, after a hike the day before that tested my knees and stamina. The morning brought glittering spider webs, round and symmetric, new as the first rays of sun that illuminated their wonder. Why did a […]
Fire, Wind, Water. Can Disaster Change Your Life for the Better?
June 25, 2012
In the midst of what will likely be the worst forest fire in the history of Colorado, The High Park Fire, I think of Hurricane Ivan in Pensacola, the disaster that brought us here, and my first post on this blog. Those suffering from this fire: These are times that will not only test you, but can break you. […]