Saturday * September 25th 2021

Archive for the Tag 'firefighters'

WordPress Photo Challenge – “Twist”

WordPress Photo Challenge – “Twist“ “Twist” is filthy with meaning: it’s the unexpected, it’s surprise, it’s even an amazing ice cream choice. What does “twist” mean to you? The word “twist” conjures up many thoughts.  What happens to one’s life when confronted by a “twist of fate.”  Then, there’s the more literal meaning of twist(ed) […]

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The Sadness of Utter Loss…

I mourn young lives lost… Tonight I can’t help but feel sadness for the nineteen (19) “Hotshots” from Prescott, Arizona who gave their lives fighting the recent Yarnell Hill Fire. Although trained to be the “best of the best” in fire fighting, sometimes circumstances turn against the Hotshots.  Apparently the winds shifted against the Prescott […]

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Storm King Mountain Memorial Trail Hike

On July 6th, WIN’s Marvin and Peggy announced that they were going to hike the Storm King Mountain Trail. Basically, it’s a “straight up” hike to an area where fourteen people lost their lives fighting a fire in 1994 near Glenwood Springs, Colorado. At the time, I didn’t realize that we were actually hiking the […]

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