Monday, October 13, 2008


We haven't been evacuated yet, but we can see the flames on the hills about a mile away in Camp Pendleton. So, I'm shutting down the computer and packing it away in case of an evacuatoin order.

We're not too worried. Actually, my next-door neighbor and I are kinda hoping we'll be able to collect fire insurance money. But in truth, I think I'd rather nothing burns but the grass on base.

Update (9:45 pm):

I went to a friend's house for a couple hours, and the wind shifted while I was gone. It had been keeping the smoke away, but as I drove home, ash swirled on the street like a light dusting of powdery snow.

My house is in the clear, but more homes to the east are in danger. So far only two homes in our area got minor damage, and nobody has been hurt.


Tsofah said...


Praying you, family, and house stay safe!

janice said...

Praying you and yours are safe and sound. Keep us posted on the flames.

Christina said...

Glad you're safe and sound for now. I really hope it stays that way.

You seem so calm. I can't even imagine what it must be like there. Hang in there!

Tsofah said...

Glad to see all is well with you there now.

SkyePuppy said...

Thank you for your prayers!