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Day 468 April 13 2010

In 5th line on April 13, 2010 at 6:27 am

“Anything a modern forester did was small by comparison, and how could it not be?”~~The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America by Timothy Egan

President Roosevelt created the Forest Service. The 1910 fires threatened to destroy Roosevelt’s governmental agency – 100 firefighters died in the fire – but instead, it helped secure his legacy as a supporter of all things outdoor. Amazon’s #17 in Best of 2009.

Happy birthday to my oldest daughter, Cassandra.

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