Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Second Hand Smoke
Last few days, it's been warm, muggy, and hazy around here -- skies look like those over L.A. on a smoggy day. The reason? Wildfires in central Calilfornia. More than five hundred miles from here, and enough to give us those wonderful smoked sunsets. Much worse in southern Oregon, around Grant's Pass.
George Carlin may have been right, that the planet is doing fine, but sometimes I wonder about the concept of Gaia; that one day, she'll shake herself hard enough to rid herself of the itchy fleas that infest her ...