On the Edge of Fire

Eleven years ago, my town, Los Alamos, New Mexico evacuated from the Los Conchas Fire. We were out of our home for eight days, and dealt with fire and smoke for weeks following our return. During that time I wrote three posts here on Millennial Star about our experiences.

You can re-read them here:
Running From the Fire: Our Escape
Running From the Fire: Serving and Being Served
Lessons From the Fire

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Cerro Pelado Fire Map

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Guest Post: Mindset: It’s more important than gear or skills.

M* is pleased to present the first in a series of guest posts from Bo Smith on emergency preparedness, focusing on information Bo describes as “…what matters most’, to use the Covey-ism.”

Bo describes himself as, “A crackpot fundamentalist living in a small compound with his four wives and fifteen children. His hobbies include collecting ammonium nitrate and fuel oil, amateur pharmacology, shade tree gunsmithing, and yelling at passersby whilst wearing sandwich board signs revealing the end of the world. He resides in Murray, Utah.

You can read more of Bo at his personal blog.

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