For December 31st 2017. Yesterday was the last day of my 365 Project, but I was very busy and had no time to post. So, belatedly, here is my last 365 Project post. Others will come, hopefully as often as every day, but I’ll take a break from the obligation to post daily. Cheers and Happy 2018 to all!
Devastating wildfires are sweeping through California again. Back in October wildfires hit Northern California, leaving 42 people dead and destroying some 8,400 structures, including homes and businesses. Today, fast-moving fires swept into Ventura County, in Southern California, burning thousands of acres, forcing thousands of people to evacuate, and stifling surrounding counties, including Los Angeles, with smoke. I’m in Santa Monica, further South from Ventura, and while so far the fires haven’t reached us, the strong winds have brought a lot of smoke and dust to the area, making it not safe to be outside for too long. Our poor mailman was wearing a mask and complaining about the smoke. 😦