to leonard tillerman who may or may not regret following me today;)

Ann James
2 min readJan 24, 2022
new foto: the pile of burned branches on the hill in my “back yard” — looks the same as it did five years ago when i took the foto, later published “predictions from podunk” on

the hills north of carson city were burned to the ground during a summer i was visiting friends in port bruce, ontario, canada. maybe 2003.

another summer fire that burned the eastern sierra foothills happened when i was on my way to or coming back to nevada from port bruce. i had a cell phone, my in-bred border collie and no interest in politics or…

Ann James

Her writing muse lurks in the volcanic hills amidst mustangs, marmots and jackalopes. While hiking with her dogs, Ann stumbles upon stories of dark humor.