Pipeline-Fire-Flagstaff-Arizona-Bob Davis Podcast 1058

Pipeline Fire In Flagstaff Arizona

Above all I am about 3 miles from the Pipeline Fire in Flagstaff Arizona. However my experiences South of here inform what happened here. Learn more in Pipeline-Fire-Flagstaff-Arizona-Bob Davis Podcast 1058.

Coconino National Forest

Firstly I was camping in the Coconino National Forest about 20 miles South of Flagstaff.

Blatant Disregard

Secondly what I saw there was blatant disregard of the no fire rule by campers.

Freedom?

Of course we all want freedom.

Rules

Certainly nobody likes rules.

Don’t Be An Idiot

But freedom doesn’t mean being an idiot.

Negligence Caused Pipeline Fire

For example a local was arrested leaving the scene of the fire in Flagstaff. He had ignored the burn ban and started the fire.

Park Ranger View

I had a great conversation with a park ranger in the same vein.

Too Many People

To clarify there are too many visitors and according to the ranger they don’t listen.

And she said the rangers would rather tell people what they can do.

Due to the number of visitors in paid sites the National Forest shunts people to dispersed camping sites North of Sedona and South of Flagstaff.

Dispersed Camping Is Primitive

As a result there are no vault toilets or trash facilities.

Modern Americans Don’t Do Primitive

Apparently modern Americans don’t know what to do with that.

Let’s Have A Campfire!

Furthermore if they want a campfire then they light one.

Stories To Tell

In Pipeline-Fire-Flagstaff-Arizona-Bob Davis Podcast 1058 I’ll tell some stories about some of the things that went on in that dispersed campground this weekend.

Forest Service

Moreover things that provoked a visit in force from the Forest Service.

These Are Spaces To Appreciate

To sum up it’s amazing to me that people don’t fully appreciate how lucky we are to have these spaces to experience.

Not Destroy

Even more a forest fire is incredibly destructive during and after the burn.

Sad

And it’s sad when the fire starts because someone just wants to do what they want to do.

In conclusion I don’t get into the debate about how they manage these forests. Truth is there is a generational drought in the west.

A sign that says no fires means no fire.

Sad that has to be said.

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Pipeline-Fire-Flagstaff-Arizona-Bob Davis Podcast 1058

 

 

Celebrating-My-OneThousandth-Podcast-Bob Davis Podcast 1000

Celebrating My Onethousandth Podcast

Firstly when I imagined celebrating my one thousandth podcast I did not think I would by high in the Sierras. Come on up to where the flavor is in Celebrating-My-OneThousandth-Podcast-Bob Davis Podcast 1000.

Much Different

Secondly Celebrating-My-OneThousandth-Podcast-Bob Davis Podcast 1000 is a much different podcast than my 500th podcast celebration.

Key Decisions Drive Content

Most importantly my decision to go on the road permanently and share those experiences has driven my podcasts since last October.

Details Details

Listen for more details.

Nomad Experience

These days it’s all about travel and the nomad experience for me.

Best Yet

Moreover this is the best experience I’ve had yet.

Thanking Listeners And More

Therefore I have to thank listeners, sponsors and contributors that made this all possible.

Peak Experiences

And I plan to continue sharing this peak experience with subscribers and listeners going forward.

Setting For Podcast 1000

In addition there is the setting for this podcast.

Empty Campsite In The Sierras On A Weekend

Even more there is a story of how I came to be in an empty campsite in the Sierras on a weekend no less.

Patience

Certainly patience played a role.

Ask For Help

However the longer I am out here the more I realize there is a spiritual component to this effort.

That is to say sometimes you ask for help and you get it.

To sum up I needed a deserted campground to drag all my equipment out by the fire and do a podcast.

And I got one!

Getting The Campfire Ready

So this podcast was recorded outside as I got my campfire ready.

Blowing My Own Horn?

Finally it may surprise some to hear me say I don’t like ‘blowing my own horn”.

Proud

But I am proud of my one thousand podcasts.

In short you can crank out a thousand podcasts in about three years if you do one every day.

At least that was my plan when I started.

Unique Content

Subsequently I realized what was needed was unique content in every podcast.

Above all if anyone wanted to listen to all one thousand podcasts they would find one thousand unique takes on all kinds of subjects.

Podcasting Helping Me Grow

In conclusion one of the things I am most happy about is how podcasting helped me grow.

Passion

Even more how this passion for podcasting led me from one place in life to another.

And the best is yet to come.

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Celebrating-My-OneThousandth-Podcast-Bob Davis Podcast 1000