Life Returns

Another photo & essay about the Waldo Canyon Fire (Read the first one, about the explosion of the firestorm)  My friend Brenda lives in the middle of the Mountain Shadows burn area. Her home survived, but her daughter’s burned to the ground just one block south. We were chatting Sunday about the daughter’s children drawing […]

Colorado Springs On Fire

A mountain wildfire started in a canyon nearby the westside of Colorado Springs Saturday.  I noticed the weird pink light in my house and snapped this picture from my office window, of the smoke plume rising above the city: Note the ridge at the base of the smoke column.  That marks the canyon, the wild […]