Firefighters have done all they could
But smoke rises where homes lately stood.
Santa Ana's to blame
For fanning the flame
She's an ill wind that's blowing no good.
My apologies to the few but loyal fans who have noted my absence. Seems I have been preoccupied putting out some personal fires recently.
California Fires Force 500,000 From Homes
By Randal C. Archibold
The New York Times, 10/23/07