A glorious evening found me starting a fire in the backyard chiminea. Once it got to roaring, flames were dancing out of the flue. Then I’ll be danged if a couple potatoes did’t find there way into the coals. Backyard scouting tonight!
A burning pine cone is cradled by the flames….
More pine cones ablaze. It becomes quickly obvious how forest fires can spread so quickly when you watch this fuel ignite and burn so easily….
Now to me, the burning pine cone almost looks like butterscotch chips (you know, the cookie-making chips)….