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Suddenly, November.

Above: Self-portrait under the stars, on one of my last nights in Boise, July 2017. The story so far… It’s been a hectic four months since my last update. July flew by in a hurry as fire season started to … Continue reading

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February La-Dee-Blahs

Above: Goat Lake in the Sawtooths, fall 2015. It’s been another relatively dull month for this fella. That’s not to say it hasn’t been a wee bit stressful or busy at times, but there hasn’t been much going on that … Continue reading

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Late August Musings

Above: Sunset on the Thompson Falls helibase, Copper King fire, Lolo NF August 2016. Time continues to fly by at a rate that would be alarming if I wasn’t in classic “heads down” mode trying to power through the remainder … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Above: Sawtooth Lake on a late June day. I mean to write updates more frequently, I really do. The past 6 weeks or so have been quite the hectic ride on the work front, however, which has led to a … Continue reading

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My photography journey… until now at least

Above: Mission Mountains in the moonlight. (December 2015) I guess you could say that to a degree taking photos is in my genes.  Both my parents were photographers when I was growing up, for the local paper that they had … Continue reading

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Gateway books part 2, No Shortcuts to the Top

Above: Aerial ignitions on the Silver fire, Gila NF, 2013. In a previous blog, I talked about a fire book that helped shape my firefighting worldview, and kind of served as a “gateway” that changed how I looked at things. … Continue reading

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Well that went by quickly…

So here we are, more than a month since my last post.  I’ve been a bit busy with a few things – the holidays, a quick trip to visit family in Arkansas a few weeks ago, and the training season … Continue reading

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