Posts by Bob Pershe

Posts by Bob Pershe

Spare the Air

“Today is another Spare the Air day.” If it seems like we’ve been hearing those words a lot lately, well, it’s because we have. Due to the smoke from the fires surrounding the Bay Area, today is the 15th consecutive Spare the Air day, breaking the record for the longest stretch of days with hazardous air, which was set only a couple years ago when the smoke from the fire that destroyed the town of Paradise filled our skies. Even…

Seeing What’s Really There

These last few months have been difficult for so many people at so many different levels.  Our conversations invariably turn to cancelled events from the spring, something we had hoped to do this summer but can’t, and plans we may have had for the fall that are now in doubt.  This week I was supposed to be at Cannon Beach on the Oregon coast, where we’ve met with family and friends every summer for literally decades – not that the…