September 2018 Enjoy—Stronger Together
● By Enjoy Magazine
THE CARR FIRE tried to knock the North State to its knees, but a community’s renewed spirit is rising from the ashes. Who are we now?
We are strong. Our first responders faced danger head on, putting their own lives on the line to save others. While they worked through the night for weeks on end, we summoned the strength to set our own fear aside to help and comfort those around us.
We are generous. We donated money, goods and time to help those who suffered losses. Some dug deep into their pocketbooks, others offered a bed to someone who was displaced, many volunteered to make supportive signs or prepare meals for the heroes from all over the world who came here to save our beautiful community from the flames.
We are resilient. It will take time to recover. Many of us, our loved ones, our neighbors and our readers have lost worldly possessions – and even those who were safe from the firestorm have lost the spectacular landscapes that made us fall in love with this area. We lost the majority of our summer to a relentless cloak of smoke. But adversity builds strength, and our community will continue to rise, stronger than ever.
We are proud to be part of this strong, generous, resilient community. It’s our honor to tell your stories, and together, we will continue to Enjoy Northern California Living.
The Enjoy Team
On The Cover
Photo by Kara Stewart
Stronger Together — September 2018