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Wrong Month for Forest Fires

6-word photo story summer challenge

Ball of fire, framed by smoke.

Forest fires are common during August and September in Montana, but they started much earlier than usual this year. Seeing a red ball in the sky tonight, I was struck by how the sun is a burning fireball, yet it is the smoke from within our atmosphere that makes it appear red in




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Susan Foster

Susan Foster

Susan enjoys life in Montana with her husband, a cranky old cat, and a pleasant, smart dog. Author of a lifestyle blog, she writes fiction and non-fiction.

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