June 28, 2007

The fires of June

A 2,000 acre brush fire is smouldering fifteen miles north of my home. A couple weeks ago, we were surrounded on three sides; the smoke hung in the streets like morning fog. The fires have grown worse each year. I don't remember seeing any when I first moved down here sixteen years ago. And instead of hurricanes, we had an afternoon thunderstorm each summer day that soaked in by nightfall. Strange days, mama...


photo: Robert Garcia

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