Smoke billows into the sky like thunderclouds. At last report, the Ponderosa fire was 12,000 acres. Read News Report
some fires to the north, in Siskiyou county, that have burned 5,000
acres so far. It is extremely hot and dry this year, and the slightest
spark or flame can set the woods and grassland ablaze very quickly.
when I was at the Sunday Blues Jam, I spoke with Donee Papenheim about
how she and her family were doing in Oak Run, (She is the assistant fire
chief of the the volunteer fire department there). She said she had
been working at the various fires for the past couple of days, but that
Oak Run was okay so far.
a good time playing music at the jam tonight. John Harrisson and a
couple of other musicians I know played with me and it was nice. We
weren’t too loud, we started and ended the songs well, the dancers
danced, and people applauded enthusiastically. A good time was had by
Upside Down Breakfast
putting the fruit in my cereal bowl before I realized there wasn't any
cereal in it. I looked at the couple of strawberry pieces and figured I
would just put all the fruit in, then add the flakes. The flakes stayed
crisper throughout breakfast than when they are on the bottom. I may try
The flowers around the Treehouse are not as numerous these days, but their colors and designs are delightful to see.
the life of the surprise Sterling rose that popped up last week. It was
a bud one day and a bloom the next. Using iMovie, I made a little slide
show of its brief appearance. After adding some Sterling rose music,
recorded on GarageBand, I uploaded the result to YouTube and put it here
for the video of the day.
Life Is Amazing