Tag: fire

The Beauty of Forest Fires

The devastating fires in California remind us of our environment’s fragility and how little we can sometimes do to curtail the inevitable. They are also a symbol of power and momentum. In fact, there are few things in nature as mighty as the white-hot intensity of a forest fire. Once they gain momentum, these vicious […]

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Fire Department Urgency

A few hours after I posted this blog, 19 firefighters tragically lost their lives in Arizona, giving everything they had to save ours.  Our hearts and prayers go out to their families, and courageous firefighters everywhere. The alarm rings at the fire station, and the brave men and women respond with instinctive urgency.  In a […]

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The Beauty of Forest Fires

There are few things in nature as powerful as the white-hot intensity of a forest fire.  Once they gain momentum, these vicious fires can consume hundreds of square miles, leaving behind a trail of destruction and scorched earth. Not exactly the symbol of beauty.  I doubt Van Gogh or Monet painted landscapes of charred land.  […]

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