Thank-you, blogger friends, for your good wishes.
We are safe and comfortable while we wait out this situation. So far, our house is untouched.
Good news: KRDO TV is reporting rain over the fire now. Hopefully it will pour and not just spit and blow wind.
Misty and the minis are getting a lot of attention at the fairgrounds. There are many beautiful horses there, including 14 mommas and their adorable foals. This was the count early Thursday:
County Fairgrounds remains open with space for evacuees and animals.
Total count of animals currently at the Fairgrounds is as follows: 28
chickens; 216 horses, 5 drafts/14 foals; 5 cows, 2 calves; 27 Alpacas;
14 dogs; 25 cats; 22 goats; 1 ducks; 4 burros; 2 guinea pigs; 3 sheep;
19 miniature horses; 19 mules; 8 lamas; 3 stallions; 1 yak."
They have about 148 people there too, camping or staying in the Red Cross shelter.
I'll share some pictures when I get home (not sure when). In my haste to leave, I grabbed my iPod cord instead of my camera cord. :-) I forgot socks too, but remembered my toothbrush. Minor details, but this has certainly been a learning experience unlike anything else I've been through.
Thank-you firefighters! You're the best!
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