This comes courtesy of the Backcountry.com Newsletter:
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing — Helen Keller, 1957
Our thoughts are with the evacuees and those who've lost their homes and lives during this week's wildfires in Southern California.