Fortunately the Dixie Fire has grown away from us, with a steady southern breeze to ensure it. I cannot see any evidence of the fire this morning to the east, though there continues to be a thick band of smoke to the northwest.
I also can’t fly my drone for at least a month as the airspace here is now restricted because of the fire. A good idea, as it will make it harder for drones to interrupt fire fighting aircraft.
Life goes on, and I was able to see some wildlife down at the pond yesterday, including a duck and a blue dragonfly. Please enjoy these eight pictures from Tuesday, including two of the new jet tankers: