Monthly Archives: October 2007

Reformation Sunday

One of the curiosities of the calendar is that on the day in which many Christians are outraged there is a wonderful historical moment well worth celebrating. Today is the Sunday that the beginning of the Reformation is commemorated, but … Continue reading

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From the official update site for local information: Massive Aerial Assault Today Update 8:45 AM A wind change overnight has slowed the advance of the fire and spread smoke in the Big Bear area for the first time. Fourteen helicopters … Continue reading

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In case you’re wondering reports are that the fire that came really close to us yesterday was started by a power line knocked down by the heavy wind. Knocked down in a place with heavy brush. Some places maybe shouldn’t … Continue reading

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another update

So, Patrick, anything happening? Well, I’m glad you asked. There are two fires, one on my east, one on my west. Now the one on the west was the bad one yesterday. Burned a lot of homes, some as close … Continue reading

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It’s 8:30 local time now, here’s a bit of an update: There’s a huge fire in Arrowhead right now. 200 homes have burned. Our power is out. (borrowing a power cord from a neighbors generator right now). That neighbor is … Continue reading

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