WOWZA! just skimmed the recent posts… looks like the Family chats I’ve avoided may have contributed to a heating up of topics in here. looks like some good debates – will come back for a re-read.
before I do, any women want to hear the stories I heard after my baby joined a Shot crew? (women = old enuff to vote, aka adult)
about the couth book, too < chuckling!
10 yrs ago women entering any FF service had to fight for an equal place in the men’s occupational realm -a very difficult uphill battle. in wildland often UNTIL they went to fire camp; if females heard “cat calls” from the idiots, their crewmember guys walked one on each side to and from showers, chow, wherever!
< needs to save up a few bucks for grub; who knows how many will be here with spouse/SO and kids once the snow flies..... welcome mat is out but please give me a few hours warning if you wanna eat