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Fire season, and the blogs that cover it
May 10, 2007, 1:31 pm
Filed under: blogs, news, online, reporting

Where I live, in north-central Florida, our eyes are burning, our throats dry, our sinuses ravaged. Smoke fills the air. The smell permeates our homes and offices. Monday night, ashes flew like snowflakes about the campus. (See photo, photo, photo.)

Kay Day is covering the story in her blog, complete with maps and resource links.

At the Los Angeles Times, California fires are also being blogged.

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My friend Kim (your former student?) also posted some cool pics from campus on Flickr.

Comment by Craig

Hey guys, if you are looking for more in-depth local coverage of the FL and CA wildfires try here:

http://www.thenewsroom.com/categories/Local

Comment by Michael

Mindy, that sounds dreadful! Did you see this map of Florida fires from Megan Taylor’s blog?

Comment by Angela Grant

Hey, thanks for the links!

Comment by Mindy McAdams

Thanks so much for mentioning my blog in your post–I’m adding a link to your site, if that’s okay. Here in NE Florida, we are very tired of smoke–eyes itch, throat scratchy, etc. Hopefully, we’ll get more rain and the wind, picking up now, may blow the smoke away.–best, Kay Day

Comment by Kay Day

hey mindy,

chip litherland from the sarasota herald-tribune has a beautiful set of pictures in his personal blog:

http://chiplitherland.blogspot.com/

he also included a PDF of the paper’s front page to show how they used one of his photos.

Comment by m

Your pics are great! It is so strange to see Gainesville covered in a haze!

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