The Vortex of Hell

I am seemingly at the vortex of hell. The Sierra’s are staying at about 88* while the surrounding areas are literally on fire. The most current Mosquito Fire is less than 2 hours west of my location. The winds are blowing to the Northeast so the smoke is not yet effecting our area. However the sky is a bit hazy with smoke and a slight wind change could alter air quality for the worse.

The nearby river is a good place to stay cool during times like these. I make sure Luna stays in the shallow end. She is not a buoyant dog. I hope you all are finding a way to stay cool and keeping out of harms way. A challange for us all. Aloha – Sifu Z n Luna

What In The World!

I came across this creature last night and I’m not sure what it was. My guess is a porcupine… maybe? It was huge about the size of my dog and fearless.