Chris and I are happily getting plugged in at our cabin in Green Valley Lake, California after almost 2 years at sea. The other evening, I received an IM from our friend Martin, a Green Valley Lake weekender down in Los Angeles, asking: "Is there a fire in Green Valley Lake? I saw something about it on the news..."
Well. No sooner did I have a moment to catch my breath from the lightning strikes, tornados and tsunamis we experienced during our sailing adventure, I hear that word: