Mudslides Musings and Survivor’s Guilt – Five Weeks Later
By Diana Raab   |   February 15, 2018

More than four weeks have now passed since the mudslide disaster here in Montecito, but while that might seem like a long time, the healing will take years to come. Whether we’ve lost homes or loved ones or have had to evacuate, everyone in our community has been affected, and everyone is suffering in one […]

Fires to Mudslides and Apocalyptic Feelings
By Diana Raab   |   January 25, 2018

Being a writer and one of the lucky ones to have survived the recent California Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslides, I feel compelled to try to express what others and I are feeling. I’ve rarely had a difficult time putting my feelings into words, but these two experiences have truly left me scrambling. I’ve been […]