So – I’m on an internet break til the kids start school next week. Except that my area had a fire start yesterday, and now it’s kind of scary.
So. Yes, we’re ok. Our home is safe. I’m not sure I can say the same for some friends and parents of friends, but they’re safe for now.
It’s called the Station Fire. Anyway – here are some pics. I thought I would get this up now, ’cause we just lost our internet connection (I’m on my wireless laptop card now) and we could also lose power at any moment, we’ve been warned.
My home is getting hit hard by ash. And it’s surreal. There’s ash, yes, but most of it is the size of my thumbnail, and a lot of them are leaves. You can see the veins and everything.
Anyway – yes, we’re OK. Unless it starts getting windy and embers start to fly, or the the other mountain parallel goes up (that’s the one we’re by) we’re ok. Here are some pictures I took earlier today… However, what the photos don’t show is that the flames have now crested that mountain and are half way down this side now. I’m no photographer though, and can’t take good night shots.
If the power does go down, I’ll be reserving my laptop juice for finding information, but I will twitter and such if necessary.
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