It’s been impossible for anyone in North America with any kind of media access to avoid seeing photos of the Houston flooding disaster, or to miss the worries of what’s about to hit Florida, with Hurricane Irma.
But here in the Pacific Northwest, the sky is a thick grey that, back in NY, would warn of a snowstorm coming. But here it tells me that the winds have shifted again, and Seattle’s getting a hint of the wildfires currently burning. Could be Quarry (only 130 acres, but close, near North Bend), could be Mt Jolly (currently 21,000 acres, near Cle Elum), could be Norse Peak (currently 19,000 acres, near Mt. Ranier)….