Escaping the Smoke

Normally our house looks like this. Sunny. Bright. Blue.

Now it looks like this. Every day. Hello forest fires. (Photo taken mid-day. Not dawn or twilight.)
  
So we left and went to the Redwoods for the day to fish and frolick. Even though we are all SICK.

   
  Sadly knitting will just have to wait.

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6 Comments

  • Reply MrsKirstyHoll August 24, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    Totally get the need to escape 🙂 Hope you all had a lovely day 🙂

  • Reply Mary Jo August 24, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    So glad you left the smoke behind!

  • Reply FogKnits August 25, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Fire season is a real doozy this year. Fingers crossed they’re right about the el nino prediction this winter!

  • Reply Close Call - This Knitted Life August 26, 2015 at 5:38 am

    […] It’s incredibly smoky at our house from the forest fire bonanza that is ripping through our community. To escape to fresher air, we’ve taken daily outings ocean-ward to spare little Reed’s precious lungs from hazardous air quality. I have been taking my Waterlily tee with me for car knitting, having finally figured out I can knit and drive without hurling if I don’t look down too much and stick to stockinette in the round. I don’t go fast, but it is something. I have been using car knitting to mitigate the subsequent loss of my sacred naptime knitting that has been impacted by these awkwardly timed toddler adventures and inevitable car snoozes. A summer of car knitting has added up, and I am almost ready to start on the sleeves and yoke. […]

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