View of brush fire smoke from Sierra Madre



I walked a few blocks to Kersting Court in Sierra Madre to take these photos this morning. According to KABC-TV Los Angeles, there’s a brush fire in the foothills above Glendora and Azusa that was reported around 5:50am. It’s now 125 acres and growing.

Best of luck and safety to the 200+ firefighters that hustled out there.

See “Brush fire erupts in foothills above Glendora” from KABC-TV Los Angeles, CA.

Lake Havasu vacation with Amy, Part 1

In July last year, I went to Lake Havasu with my girlfriend, Amy, on our first vacation together. We did our best to deal with the heat, and it was relaxing to spend time with her.

These photos are from our first day in Lake Havasu. Amy was a trooper to watch me take random photos around London Bridge, and I think I was drenched from the heat after thirty minutes. (Someone asked if I was from around there. Oh, aren’t you clever?)

Thanks to the kindness of a tourist taking our photo by the bridge, I made an appearance in one of the photos. 🙂

Geeky side note: I was considering excluding a couple photos to feature at the top of this post, leading into the gallery below, but the photo carousel for is really slick, so I’ll just leave it as is.