Category Archives: Wildland Fire

Independence Day musings

Above: View over the Willamette NF from a Cessna 182, looking at the Three Sisters. Late June, 2017. As is becoming my “norm” for this year, I’ve spent the past month or so too busy to really spend the time … Continue reading

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It’s June already?

Above: Burnout operations on the Cowbell fire, Big Cypress NP, Florida. April 2017. So here we are. Despite my best intentions, a combination of being busy and a lack of motivation to write have led to another two-month break in … Continue reading

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April… Here we go!

Above: Winter selfie, Swan Valley, MT 2014. March has come to a close, and it’s looking like the time has come for me to head back to the grind. It’s been a good month, and I didn’t have to travel … Continue reading

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The Year in Review

Above: Stars over the Mission Mountains, December 2016. The last minutes of 2016 have ticked away, and as I type this I’m a day deep in the beginning of 2017.I thought it would be a good time to reflect on … Continue reading

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It’s Winter… Finally

It’s safe to say that the two months since my last update didn’t really go as I’d planned or hoped. They went well, but I was much busier than I’d anticipated, and didn’t have a lot of down time for … Continue reading

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Can Vulnerability Make Us Safer?

Above: Fire in a fallen snag, West Stewart fire, Colorado 2016. (Note: This blog entry was originally written for and published on October 25th over on the Wildland Fire Leadership Development blog. I’ve made a few minor edits for typos … Continue reading

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The end of another fire season (for me anyway)

Above: Burning snag on the West Stewart fire, Northwestern Colorado. As usual, time has been flying by and I’ve been in a non-writing mood for whatever reason. Time to address that I suppose. This was a different fire season for … Continue reading

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