Wednesday, August 19, 2015

He's All Grown Up

How does this happen so fast?

A young boy

Now a young man
Working hard helping the fire crews
Austin is third from the left
Taking a much needed break

We are so proud of this young man!

lastest update from one of the local news outlets

KAMIAH, ID - The Clearwater Complex fires have now consumed a total of 64,150 acres since the fires were started by lightning last week. So far, they are 25% contained. 859 personnel, 56 engines, 19 dozers, 27 water tenders, and four helicopters are assigned to fight the fires.

Continued prayers for all

We are the PugRanch Kids
Bailey, Hazel & Mabel


  1. Our mom finks it is sad on the heart when they go from little to big to bigger. She always wants them safe and sound and tucked into bed safely. We are so proud of your boy and all he is doing, we send our prayers to them everyday. hugs stellie rose

  2. Stay safe out there! Those fire fighters are brave peepoles!
    Prayers fur all the folks involved in these stinkin fires.

  3. Wow, what a brave and wonderful peep! Crossing paws for his safety and for everyone else too. I surely hope Mother Nature gets herself back under control right away. Hugs to all of you.
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, Police Commish

  4. Hiya Mr Fireman, I finks yous an amazing peeps fur what you do, a real star!
    YOu are all in out thoughts , paws crossed those fires go out real soon
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

  5. Hari OM
    Blessings to all the fighters - but a few extra ones to those we know! What a marathon this has been for you all... hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  6. Handsome! Sending lots of support to those firemans
    Lily & Edward

  7. Please give this wonderful young man a GINAT hug from me... I cross my paws for the people and pets and I cross them egg-sta special for all the helpers who try to rescue as much as they can :o)

  8. Time passes so quickly and it is scary! We have quite a bit of smoke from the PNW fires. I don't think anyone living east can appreciate what a problem these wild fires are in the west. Praying for safety and rain!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  9. Sending lots and lots of prayers!

  10. Wow! We are so amazed! Hope he stays safe and the fires get under control soon.

  11. We are proud of him too! Hope he and his colleagues stay safe.

  12. My goodness Austin has grown into a fine young man....all shaped by the noble and honorable values and work ethic he learned from his loving family.
    please give him a hug from
    Madi and mom

  13. What a wonderful man your grandson has turned into!!!
    We continue to send our prayers to all those facing and fighting these fires!!

  14. How Awesome is Austin!
    Sorry about your fires. As you know, CA has a lot going on as well. One started today and it is only 4 miles from my home! That is scary.
    We will keep you all in our thoughts.
    Love Noodles

  15. They do grow up so quickly. What a wonderful young man. We hope those fires can be controlled soon.

  16. Dose firefighter doods sure are brave!

  17. They do grow up so fast, don't they!!! But you must be very proud of him. And we thank him for his service - not too many would serve as he does.

    Woos - Ciara and Lightning and Mom

  18. I don't live anywhere near you, but we sure can smell the smoke here! So glad that it's mostly contained.

  19. We thank Austin and all the other fire fighters who are risking their lives to fight the fires..
    They are brave! Austin is a brave heart! We are keeping everyone is our thoughts and prayers,,, and that this fire is contained soon,

  20. God bless him for all his hard work. I am still praying for all of them. I hope it is over very soon.

    Anne and Ziggy

  21. WOW....thats AMAZING!! Good job for helping with the fires


  22. Time flies indeed...but what a wonderful, brave young man he's become! All our thoughts and best wishes still going out to everyone being affected by this fire.

  23. Oh my I do know what you mean! My Niece and Nephews just turned 23, 22 and 20 the last 2 weeks, and I can remember when we first moved back here and sending them to their first days at their new school/pre-school all those years ago *sigh*.....Keeping all in my prayers.
    Marty's Mom

  24. Thank you to your grandson and all the others that are helping to keep those fires contained. Sending good juju to all those areas affected.


  25. Mom is dealing with the same thing with our brother. He needs to stop growing she says ;) I bet you are so proud of him. Putting our paws together he stays safe out there.