As I sat on my Seattle patio ashes fell from the sky and the sun glowed like a red ember.

More fires are inevitable as one of the strongest, longest-lasting global heat-waves in decades continues to envelop countries from Siberia to the Mediterranean, North America to East Asia.

Fire and Ash    acrylic & mixed media on cradled board

                              36" x 24"  x 1.5”      Private Collection

                                                                                         ©Lezlie Jane