Tuesday, October 23, 2007
So many pictures like this one the past few days. The fire looks like lava coming down the hills. The fire in these photos is the Witch Creek fire, the one most likely reach us if weather conditions worsened significantly. Fortunately, the weather looks to be getting better and we are in no danger. There has been a lot of destruction in Southern California - we are all grateful for the support and prayers received.
If you are interested in fire information, here are some resources:
and a great map - http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&time=&date=&ttype=&ie=UTF8&om=1&msa=0&msid=114250687465160386813.00043d08ac31fe3357571&ll=32.990236,-116.732483&spn=1.105782,1.757813&z=9&mid=1193110631
Posted by Susan Zentmyer at 9:27 PM
Monday, October 22, 2007
These are two shots of some of the fires burning south of where we live. The city in the foreground is El Cajon. I believe that the fire you see burning behind the hills on the background is in the Dulzura are, southeast of downtown San Diego.
Posted by Susan Zentmyer at 10:30 PM
Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Monday, October 01, 2007
Just in time for Halloween, October's Theme Day is Cemeteries and Tombstones. This is a shot of Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on Point Loma at sunset. We are looking at what I call "the wives side" of the tombstones. Buried in many of the graves are men who fought and died for our country. Because we are low on cemetery space here in San Diego, their wives were foten buried in the same plot, with their names (sometimes even "His Wife") engraved on the back of the tombstone.
To see cemeteries and tombstones around the world, check out these blogs!
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Posted by Susan Zentmyer at 12:45 AM