“Smoke gets in your eyes”—famous words from a show tune in a 1933 musical. The song was destined to become one of
America’s favorite love songs whose lyrics generations of lovers young and old — especially the old ones — knew by heart.
It happens to be true: smoke does get in your eyes. And your nose and throat. Smoke makes your eyes go all watery, your nose twitchy, and your throat scratchy.
It’s what happened on Aug. 19 right after the Ouray County Sheriff ‘s office sent out this ...