Thursday, November 8, 2007


Many of you who will read this will already know that my husband Bill is on the volunteer fire department here in Jay. For those of you who didn't, now you do.

His chief sent out an email today, of firefighters in California, fighting the (apparently) recent forest fires. It's chilling, and it causes me to appreciate the men (and women) who are willing to face such an obstacle as a fire, and put their lives at risk for the protection of their friends and neighbors, even complete strangers in a faraway state. They have to be a little crazy to do it, so they certainly aren't without flaws, but let's all be grateful and tell them we appreciate what they do.

And if you need a moment to feel humbled in order to truly appreciate them, check this out:,0,732907.flash?coll=la-home-center

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