Not only an inspiration for a rebuilding community, but an inspiration for those of us facing our own personal fires. Related read: Too Close To The Flames Video credits: Hubcap Ranch Productions LIKE IT? SHARE IT. 0 Related Posts Too Close To The FlamesThanks to one man who disregarded orders and jumped into action, my family wasn’t one of the over 1500 who lost their homes in the Valley fire last month. My family has owned two properties in Pope Valley just outside… The HookSo much of leadership is just not letting people off the hook. Yourself; others. This is how I remind myself of that every day. Swimming AlcatrazI swam in the Alcatraz Invitational on September 14th, 2014. This was a nine month hero's journey that started with me unable to swim two laps in a pool in January. Check out how it went.