Fire on the Ranch!!

At 8 in the evening, we saw smoke. We had heard the fire was South of Blackwell, which would mean it's well over 30 miles from us but around 9, we saw the glow, then at 10, saw the flames. We knew it had to be closer so we headed out to check it out. Here on the ranch, there are a few camps, one of which was just a couple of miles from the fire. … [Read more...]

Fightin’ Fire

My brother-in-law and his crew (that's family for you city folk) are currently fighting fire at the ranch they live on.  It's dangerously close to their house and I can only hope that it doesn't get too close for comfort.  There were 3 or 4 spots where the fire originated so arson is a possibility.  He sent us these pictures via cell phone so the … [Read more...]