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Wrong Month for Forest Fires

Ball of fire, framed by smoke.

Forest fires are common during August and September in Montana, but they started much earlier than usual this year. Seeing a red ball in the sky tonight, I was struck by how the sun is a burning fireball, yet it is the smoke from within our atmosphere that makes it appear red in



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Susan Foster

Susan lives in Montana with her husband and a clever Jenga-playing dog. The author of a regrettably neglected blog, she hopes to publish her debut novel soon.