The flames have been closer than earlier maps showed

It’s about 9 PM Wednesday, and looking at the map for the fire – which is only 10% contained – it’s gotten closer. And no rain in the forecast. We could really use some rain. (Added later: folks who are more in touch with what’s going on there tell me that the areas towrd the museum seem like they’ve burned through so the fire shouldn’t be spreading that way barring more strong winds.)

Administrative
AAUGHtober announcement: The AAUGH Blog Podcast

Remember earlier in the month when I promised you some big AAUGHtober announcement? Well here it is: I have just launched The AAUGH Blog Podcast, a weekly transmission of comment and insight on Peanutsy things from your humble AAUGH Blogger. I’m describing it as “news, muse, and interviews”, although my …

Schulz/Peanuts news
Where to direct your charity

With the news about the Schulz home burning in the fire, people are wondering how to help. I’ve already heard people asking if Jean Schulz has put up a Go Fund Me page. To be frank, that seems like an unlikely thing to have happen. The Schulz family is in …

Schulz/Peanuts news
Schulz Museum fine so far

As I’ve reported on the unfortunate status of the homes in Santa Rosa, I’ve been getting inquiries about the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center. As of last report that I can find, the fire has not reached there. This is not a guarantee; this is proving to be …