Surrounded by Fires

We are still living in very smokey conditions where it is unhealthy to be outdoors too much. We are surrounded by fires so no matter which direction the wind is blowing, we get smoke. This photo of the sun was taken at about 5:00 yesterday afternoon. This is just as it came out of the …

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Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

... and nose, and lungs, We've had an unprecedented summer of wild fires and smoke. We had a thick blanket of smoke hovering over us for several days this week. This photo was taken from  my office one morning. It let up for a couple of days but it's back today. The temperatures are supposed …

Another Smokey Sunset 

We've had a lot of smoke in the area recently. Unhealthy amounts. It has cleared a bit over us but it's still wuite thick over the mountains. I was able to go for a short walk right about sunset. It sure was pretty. 

Smokey Sunset #2

Last night I went back to the canal armed with my Nikon to take photos of the sun setting in the band of smoke. It didn't disappoint. The sun was a red ball setting behind the smoke. The fire has grown in size and people's homes are in danger. The smoke is blanketing the city …

Smokey Sunset

The smoke from the wildfires has returned - with a vengeance. I went out for a short walk around sunset last night and there was ash falling out of the sky. The sun was setting and there was a band at the base of the smoke where the sun was a big red ball. You …