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Well. Only the Hilschers. Only we would get stopped along the ICW, not allowed to motor any further because of fire. Yep. Fire has stopped us on the water. South Carolina is currently under attack from a wildfire, near Myrtle Beach. They’ve closed off the ICW all around us and we are trapped in the middle. We have a perfect front row view of all the smoke as it covers a wide expanse, already claiming 40 houses and several miles of woods. Luckily, we were able to find a marina and are stuck here. For the first time ever, we put down in the log… weather: smoke. The sky is filled with varying colors of smoke, from black to white. The wind continues to increase, restarting fires that have been put out and spreading the fire further north and south. We’re sitting here, praying the wind doesn’t start to blow our way and keeps the smoke across the way. The fire hasn’t stopped the golfers today, even though holes 11 and 12 are on fire. We imagine they’re putting birdy down for those holes and moving right on around them.

So with our good luck, we finally got showers and some decent internet.
Good weather and happy sailing! Pray for rain.

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