When the Sky Burns Redder than the Sun

Remembering Fires We Fled

Wildfire Clouds of Smoke Masking the Sun
Photo by Kym MacKinnon on Unsplash / slight edit by the author

Of course, they had fires before 2003. A lot of them. In the eighties, hubby and I lived in an apartment complex complete with swimming pool. Then we realized things weren’t right. We moved.

Not too long after, the complex burned down to the ground. A little kid died.