• chasing fire!

    So why did we don multiple jackets to stand in pitch darkness in a spot that seemed suspiciously like the middle of nowhere? To see fire of course! It all started when we saw smoke rising from a forested mountainside. Mrs. Krahanpix’s interest in fire is even stronger than mine and she insisted we investigate.… Continue Reading

  • Happy endings?

    Fire seems like such a cruel end to a forest – turning beauty into charred remains. We got closer to fires than we’d planned when we visited Yellowstone for the first time in 1988. We knew there were forest fires before we left, but didn’t fully appreciate where it was all headed. We were not… Continue Reading