Here is our little space to tell our tall tales as Fire Lookouts. If you are a lookout or have ever been one please get in touch. We would love to hear your tales. For submission info on themes or to just be put on our mailing list email us at: thesmokediaries (at) gmail.com We are only able to host episodes for 90 days on the buzzsprout platform so if you would like to hear the archive please go to: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNlAx82qfQmxBTF4jRNDhVA/featured
The Mind Is A Precarious Thing
And just like that, another season is tucked under one’s belt. But not so fast! We have one more episode for you, before you blend back into civilization… it’s called The Mind is a Precarious Thing. Thank-you to the following lookouts for contributing to this amazing episode:
PHEW! Finally! The WX episode is here! The hazard levels have been through the roof this season but we finally got some precipitation to put this beauty together. In this episode you'll hear stories from Fire Lookouts in Alberta sharing their fascinating experiences with weather. Thanks so much for listening. The awesome artwork for this episode was designed by Brig!
Grandfather of the Forest
A special episode outside of our usual format. Today you'll be hearing stories from what it was like to be a lookout back in the day well before smartphones and specialty foods from a very special guest: The Grandfather of the Forest. As well, the announcement of the T-shirt Design Contest.
Fire Lookouts telling stories about Food.
Fire Lookouts tell stories of different legacies that have been left to them or that they have left behind
There's a first time for everybody folks! Tune into what it's like when a Fire Lookout sees their first smoke, first sees a bear, experiences their first storm and many other stories.
Lonely voices finding a home
Beautifully woven together - stories that will make you laugh, feel connected to nature, tear up a little, and wonder more about this unusual, but beautiful community of far-flung, dedicated smoke spotters.