The Parent Club

With the rising of the sun comes the rising of my kiddo to begin yet another day of unforeseen experiences. Some days parenting is a struggle so pure and entrenching that you fear your sanity is slipping away from you like the tide dragging something out to sea. Other days the elation is so profound … Continue reading The Parent Club

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