After returning from a two week vacation (see "San Fransisco") I have found few things that are equal in their relaxation value as a thousand acre fire threatening your home. Follow me as I guide you in a photo tour of my weekend. All these photos/videos were taken from my grandpa's porch. Only a hundred yards or so from my house.
Doing a little smoking.
Might as well enjoy the air show, right?
I love water, don't you?
A chopper on the way out.
Some folks missing a few marbles. (Click image for a more details.)
A wee bit close for comfort.
I'm not sure if this was comforting or terrifying. (Click to play.)
My brother took this one.
Yet another fly by. (Yippy!)
Later that night.
I took seval hundred more pictures, but these give you the idea.