Monday, January 7, 2013

These Trees Are On Fire

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On Saturday night, I went to a mass Christmas tree burning. I'd never seen anything like it! A guy from my church does this every year on his family's farm. A group of people drove around town all day collecting nearly-dead trees that were left out on the curb, and ended up with 65 trees. The pile of trees alone was impressive, but the fire was incredible.

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I started to get nervous a couple of times! This really showed me why real Christmas trees start so many house fires. The whole pile went up in minutes. (It smelled nice and piney, too.)

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I've ordered a new camera, and I wished I had it to capture all the sparks against the night sky (my current camera isn't up to the task). It was weirdly beautiful. When the fire died down to a normal level, we made s'mores... so the trees' sacrifice was not in vain. :)

1 comment:

  1. Even if your camera didn't do justice to the fire, that last picture is amazing!