Wildfires Continue to Burn in California, Oregon, and Washington
At least 2.5 million acres have burned in California so far this year, breaking the previous record set in 2018 and exceeding last year’s total 20 times over. https://t.co/B1aJ8Jxa0P
— Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) September 11, 2020
Health Editor’s Note: More than 20 major fires are burning in California, Oregon, and Washington. In California over 2.5 million acres have burned setting a new record for incinerated land. The smoke laden air is altering weather patterns. Why the orange skies? Smoke particles scatter blue light so only red, yellow, and orange light reaches through the air which gives the appearance of life on Mars…..Carol
Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.
She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – one daughter-in-law; Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with her husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescues.