Cue up the Twilight Zone music

It’s a little before 8 in the morning here and, for the last half hour, my house has been filled with an eerie red glow, coming from the bright red sun in the sky.  I know that it’s probably because of a big fire that has been burning within a 70 mile radius of my home, but there’ve been other big fires and I’ve never seen a phenomenon like this.  It creates this weird inversion of day and night, with the rising sun in the East having the red glow of the setting sun in the West.


3 Responses

  1. Uh oh! Have you been bad? Should you worry?

  2. That’s a striking image in words and pictures, Bookworm. I ran into the same phenomenon in San Diego in October of 2003, when fires were bad there.

  3. Is that the view outside today, from your kitchen window?

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