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Colorado Springs is On Fire… Please Help Those in Need.

The Waldo Canyon fire broke through two containment lines on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 and made its way into suburban Colorado Springs.

As many of you may know, I call Colorado Springs home. If you’ve seen the horrible images on the news from last night, you know that many people here have lost homes from the rapid and surprise expansion of the Waldo Canyon Fire. The fire literally doubled in size yesterday, expanding from 6,000 acres to over 15,000 acres.

First of all, I want to say that my heart goes out to all those affected by the fire. Secondly, please know that my family and I are not in any danger zone; we are not located near the burn area. Other than some extreme smoke in the area yesterday, I don’t expect to be impacted by this event on a personal level.

Smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire filled our neighborhood yesterday evening; the fire was approximately 9 miles away.

However, the fire crews here are absolutely overwhelmed and need our support. Please consider donating to the Pikes Peak Chapter of the American Red Cross to support those who have lost everything, and those who are fighting this conflagration.

In addition, I will personally donate 5% of all Luminescence of Nature eBook/Video sales to the Red Cross, starting today through June 30th. Thank you for your support.