Category Archives: Other Fires

Looking Back – Dreaming Ahead

Tweet β€œIn this world, there is a kind of painful progress. Longing for what we’ve left behind, and dreaming ahead.” ― Tony Kushner, Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika Dear Friends, Well. It’s Labor Day, the third anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Ring of Fire

Tweet Thursday, June 28th, 2012 Twenty-Two Months Since the Four Mile Canyon Fire “I fell into a burning ring of fire. I went down, down, down and the flames went higher. And it burned, burned, burned, the ring of fire. … Continue reading

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Colorado Burning

Tweet Colorado is on fire – again. A huge wildfire is burning about thirty miles from me. It has already claimed two, possibly three lives, and destroyed dozens of homes. My friend and fellow writer Melanie Mulhall wrote and asked … Continue reading

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