Nevada Family Survived with Stones Warmed by Fire

The recent rescue of a family in the Nevada desert has captured the attention of wilderness enthusiasts and the general public.  My husband and I routinely travel solo in the Nevada desert so when, last Tuesday, a blip on my home page announced a search for a family believed to have been stranded for two nights in the Kamma Mountains, I immediately clicked on it.  And learned with heartfelt dismay that four young children were among the missing–and that nighttime temperatures were reaching to 20 below zero. Continue reading