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The Year We Got Used to Burning

I woke up to a text message from my aunt who was writing me from her new digs at the Red Cross shelter in Calistoga. Sometime in the night her town of Middleton, California began to burn. She’s there with … Continue reading

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Tales of a Sierra on Fire

Every other year this happens and every other year we start thinking again about climate change and what it means to those of us living up here in rural America —close to the reservoirs and settled in for the apocalypse, … Continue reading

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Chance of Rain; Chance of Snow

In the mountains, the weather does what it wants plans be damned–which means my current living is in conflict with my southern Californian upbringing–which is to say every where else in California, man seems to be able to manipulate just … Continue reading

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