… in more ways than one.
The sun rose over the lake … the start of a new day … the promise of things to come … and the smoke from the devastating fire … still.
It was an odd juxtaposition. Smoke. Sun. Reminded me of an old song … Smoke On The Water. And for whatever reason, I felt the hope of things to come.
Shortly after the sun rose fully, there came a boat. A very special boat. A Fire Boat. Picture a Fire Truck, only it gets the water from the lake, I suppose, and sprays it from the lake onto the burning embers.
I apologize for the quality of the pictures. I thought they were better.
Then my phone rang … with some news about an old friend. Someone who had avoided marriage studiously his whole life.
And he is getting married.
Like I said … hope … for a new beginning.
I wish him nothing but the best.