Tornado Alley

The permanence is absolute and swift. There’s a snap of the fingers and everything is forever changed and yet nothing seems to be different at all.   Am I going crazy?   You look around and everything is familiar and normal except someone is missing. It’s disorienting when people in your life disappear without warning. … Continue reading Tornado Alley

The Shuffle

  Every spring crews nationwide ready themselves for the fire season by way of physical training, medical scenarios and classroom time and every year that guy shows up. How is it statistically possible that we end up with that guy almost every year on every single crew? Even though we all know that guy, there … Continue reading The Shuffle