For about a month, the Rough Fire has been burning uncontrolled just over the mountains from us.
We’ve been lucky as the smoke from the fire has been barely noticeable in Bishop — until last night.
When we took the dogs out at dusk yesterday, it smelled like every person in Bishop had a campfire going. Everywhere you turned, there was a light fog of smoke.
So we hunkered down inside our RV.
This morning it was much better, but the Rough Fire is at about 60,000 acres and only 25% controlled.
Meanwhile . . .
The Burning Man Festival starts soon (August 30 – September 7) and is held in the Black Rock Desert north of Reno.
We’ve had a few people stay at the campground on their way to the festival. Holy Dashiki, Batman, it was like 1968 again.
Too much fun.