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Old 06-04-2016, 03:19 PM   #21
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While Phoenix burns this week, we took 70 Degrees and headed to our cabin in the White Mountains of AZ where it's 70 degrees!
We woke up at 4 am almost being thrown out of bed. Turns out we were almost obliterated by a meteor that hit not far away and lit up the night skies all the way throughout the state.

Watch: Arizona meteor sightings caught on video - CBS News

I've almost been taken out by lightning, fallen off cliffs, near dehydration, etc. I can now cross off being nearly obliterated by a meteor from my bucket list.
I'd go looking for where that meteor landed. Could be a valuable findd and certainly an interesting one. Then if any small chunks are found, I'd get them made into a necklace just for insurance sake .......

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Old 06-04-2016, 04:05 PM   #22
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So Alf, why are Canadians launching old Meteors at the US? Should we retaliate this act of aggression by launching Edsels back?
Hi: Greg A... The Russians have launched some of their Ladas at us so we in turn launched some old Meteor's at you. If push comes to shove you can always use them for erosion control. Russian space junk will be falling into the Arctic Ocean again soon!!! Alf
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Old 06-15-2016, 09:44 PM   #23
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"70 Degrees" is at it again. We are under pre-evacuation orders at the cabin in AZ White Mountains as the Cedar Creek Fire is about 15 miles and advancing straight at us.
We have the Escape packed and will be on hitch shortly to Vamoose if Evacuation orders come down. Guess we'll head to a campground or BLM and camp while we're waiting for news. Nice to have your Escape Pod handy for emergencies.
Starting to think we left two zeros off when we named the trailer and it should be "7000 Degrees."

What a summer!
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:02 PM   #24
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Keep the faith Greg. We got one here in the West Mountains east of ABQ as well. Just got started yesterday, burned 900 acres, not under control. This shot is about 12 miles from my house. Unlike your situation we do not feel threatened, yet.
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Old 06-15-2016, 10:35 PM   #25
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Our Prayers over to you Myron, our sky looks similar.
We are now 1 mi away from Evacuation orders. Cleaned all the gutters and we already raked the perimeter earlier, so all we can do. Filled the Escape water tanks and we're loading up. I had left the fridge on all week so we can just transfer food and go.
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At one mile, good idea to leave, Greg!!
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I recall covering a fire near Princeton. We parked the car facing the escape route and left the engine running.
After the recent fires in Alberta and B.C., and with the threat of earthquakes, I try to keep at least a half tank of gas in the RAV.
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Our Prayers over to you Myron, our sky looks similar.
We are now 1 mi away from Evacuation orders. Cleaned all the gutters and we already raked the perimeter earlier, so all we can do. Filled the Escape water tanks and we're loading up. I had left the fridge on all week so we can just transfer food and go.
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Keep the faith Greg. We got one here in the West Mountains east of ABQ as well. Just got started yesterday, burned 900 acres, not under control. This shot is about 12 miles from my house. Unlike your situation we do not feel threatened, yet.
You be safe too Myron ! Pat
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