Category Archives: Fires

Helping Children During and After the Fires

      Like most people in this country, I have been glued to the television coverage of the fires raging through San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, etc.  Unlike many of you, I just need to look out my kitchen window to see and smell the eerie smoky brown sky that hangs over my neighborhood.  From this vantage point I can understand the fear and shock that is consuming the millions who are experiencing up close and very personally the ravages of Mother Nature.  
      Much of the California coastline is burning.  Almost one million people have been evacuated and over one thousand homes and some communities have been burned to the ground.  An unknown number of people have died and scores have been injured; mostly firefighters. Continue reading