Mar 162020
 

“Remember, only you can prevent forest fires.” My generation heard that warning over and over while we were growing up from a lovable bear character named Smokey. And we all knew the story of the little bear cub who was found orphaned in a forest, clinging to a burned tree. But did you know that’s […]

Apr 052019
 

Note: This story is from my book Overlooked Arizona. I have a tremendous amount of respect for firefighters, but it is a job I could never do. The very idea of being in a fire terrifies me. Maybe this is just a natural human reaction, or maybe it’s because I had a cousin who was […]

Jumping Joe

 Posted by at 12:14 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 232018
 

We have always loved exploring small town museums and have spent many delightful hours doing so over the years. Maybe it’s some kind of voyeurism to be able to look into the lives of people you never knew, in a community you’ve never been to before. We always come away feeling like we know some […]

Dec 252013
 

Merry Christmas to each and every one of you. I hope that wherever you are and whatever you are doing, you are surrounded by people you love. And please take a moment to remember the police officers, firefighters, first responders, nurses, doctors and other medical people who are at work today instead of being with […]