Category Archives: social commentary

Lost in the Bells Part Five

“So, here’s the situation from what Dodd has told me.  First of all, the cougar isn’t a major threat, it’s likely gone off searching for easier morsels.  As long as we keep our guard up and no one wanders off … Continue reading

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Lost in the Bells Part 4

“Alright 8034, I’ve got four, no five smoke plumes visible.  You got any special reason you’re asking?” “I’m on a VIP guide trip.  Where abouts are those fires?” “Three of them are to the south-west of Rice Mountain Lookout, one … Continue reading

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Lost in the Bells Part Three

Agent Gonzalez pulled the night vision gear out from its pocket in his backpack and backed out of the tent.  As he walked away from the circle of tents and the fire pan he booted the goggles up.  Out beyond … Continue reading

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So you want to move to Canada?

As some of you know, I lived in Vermont when I was younger.  A lot younger.  When I lived in Vermont it wasn’t uncommon to make day trips, and weekend trips to Quebec.   When my grandfather lived in Derby Line … Continue reading

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Neighborhood stores

I live in one neighborhood and work in another.  Every morning when I head to work I pass two stores, both are owned by immigrant families from South Asia but one is along the main road leading into the Texas … Continue reading

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