#thomasfire

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Hashtags #thomasfire for Instagram

Happy Monday #instagram ! We hope you guys had a great weekend! Let's get this week started! Almost ready to start #thomasfire rebuilds!


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Remembering the amber hours of last December. Something us west coasters will never live down.


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Better late than never..... Calochortus fimbriatus, aka late-blooming mariposa lily. Better check them before it is too late.....
#thomasfire #santaynezmountains #santabarbara #mariposalily #betterlatethannever #native #ohsopretty #stunningandsunning #buenavistatrail #forareason #catchmeifyoucan #correctmeifimwrong #mariposalilyfieldsforever #gotrailing


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A digital photo from March; the Riviera, underneath the Thomas fire burn area, all underneath a rainbow.. a symbol of hope for beautiful resilient Santa Barbara 🌈🌴 [March 3, 2018]


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Simon working on part of his Eagle project, replacing the Cate back country trail signs that were destroyed in the #ThomasFire #CateSchool #boyscouts


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These purple flowers are everywhere. It’s hard for me to imagine that this beautiful countryside was just months ago burning wildly out of control in the Thomas Fire that is the worst wildfire in California history. The courage of the men and women who live and love this area is truly inspirational and I feel gratitude in spades.
#gardens #gardenstyle #flowers #florals #flowerpower #california #thomasfire #firefighters #grateful #wildfires #california #californiafires #californialove #beautiful #wildlife_perfection #loveoflife #deborahlevydesigns


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@venturastrongbenefitcarshow //
Presents our 2nd Annual Benefit Car Show held at @detailgarageoxnard on January 27th, 2019. Hosted by @xxdannygxx & I. We thank everyone for participating at our last show and we hope that next year will become better. Thank you @silvo_18 for being the first to pre-register for the show.
— We’re planning to have more parking, by means, closing down nearby streets for space for our vendors and registries. Hoping we reach our goal and help the community of Ventura County from the tragic fire from the Thomas Fire last year. Let’s come together strong and stronger! — **For Pre-Registration, please click link on my bio // For Vendor Information & FAQs, please contact via email at vsbcs.events@gmail.com** ✌🏼
#VenturaStrong #VSBCS #BenefitCarShow #805Events #CarShow #SocalCarShow #ThomasFire #Oxnard #VenturaCounty #Camarillo #Ventura #805


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#thomasfire rebuild lot ready to start and noticed this beautiful Daisy flower growing 🌻


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This is it, at Devil’s Triangle. Nine of the 10 houses in this part of the “voluntary” evacuation zone were either swept away in the deadly Jan. 9 #montecitoflood #mud and #debrisflow, or have since been demolished. Only one house escaped lasting damage as the #montecitocreek #flashflood exploded through, and that’s because it’s on slightly higher ground on the inside of the creek’s curve. Let me ask you this: With cold, dark, muddy water swirling about your living room, could you balance on a teetering end table while clinging to the ceiling rafters well above you for some seven hours? #arthritisbedamned #willpower #notdyingtoday #flood #disasterexclusionzone #thomasfire #walkingwithriley #nearranchoparragrande #montecitomoments #quickshot


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@ventura taco & tequila festival! Not even the #thomasfire can stop this city!! #alvarezsfagency #smartlyinsured #financialfreedom #tacoandtequila


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Working on a new map of Montecito at the moment... these business owners have a special thing going on here! #shoplocal #thomasfire #montecito #uppervillage


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Misty morning miles on the mountain. Crazy to see burned areas from the #thomasfire amid all the new growth and greenery. #sulphurmountain #trailrunning


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All in a day’s work. Literally, one day. 1) The Chackels’ house is reduced to rubble along #montecitocreek at Devil’s Triangle. 2) This was the heart of the “voluntary” evacuation zone, and the scene of unimaginable death and destruction during the Jan. 9 #montecitoflood #mud and #debrisflow. 3) With sheer determination and God’s hands, the Chackels and their live-in caretaker survived the onslaught, and then spent MONTHS fighting with Santa Barbara County to get demolition permits for the long-condemned house. Why? 4) An absolutely beautiful oak tree also survived. #oaktreesofinstagram 5) Boulders. Damn. 6) Once @skyelineinc clears the property, there is just one house to go. #neighborhooderased #disasterexclusionzone #flashflood #flood #thomasfire #montecitomoments #quickshot


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I got this door in Galveston when we were working there this last job. I planned on painting it Olive Grove green from Sherwin Williams. I’m struggling with the thought of painting it, I kinda like the way it looks all chippy. .
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#craft #craftersgottacraft #makethings #beautyfromashes #fire #thomasfire #venturafire #ontheroad #rvlife #blogger #ontheblog #bloggerlife #bloggersgetsocial #thelittlethings #diy #calledtobecreative #create #creative #design #buildit #dreams #goals #fixerupper #stonecreekupperojai #warmlight


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Six months year from #Thomasfire #California 114.400 ha 😱


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| "Prolific actor-turned-artist Billy Zane designs a label for Paradise Springs’ Pink Ash Rosé, raising money for Santa Barbara fire and mudslide victims."
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A quote from a recent article by @wineenthusiast
We are so honored & humbled to be featured by Wine Enthusiast.
We could not be more proud & excited about this collaboration with our friend @billyzane & the great cause of supporting the Santa Barbara community after the Thomas fire and mudslide.
Featured here in this photo is @billyzane himself and @kirkwiles our CEO and founder.
Check out the article featured in our BIO! 🍷
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#wineenthusiast
#pinkash


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Our 4 year old grandson, Dallan, after watching Papa build my shed, asked him if he would build him a two story house😊 but wait... it gets better! He then watched an episode of Fixer Upper and said, “Never mind Papa, I want Chip Gaines to build my house!”😂 .
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#craft #craftersgottacraft #makethings #beautyfromashes #fire #thomasfire #venturafire #ontheroad #rvlife #blogger #ontheblog #bloggerlife #bloggersgetsocial #thelittlethings #diy #calledtobecreative #create #creative #design #buildit #dreams #goals #fixerupper #stonecreekupperojai #warmlight


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Good Morning Ventura !
This is my view for the next couple of weeks while we help the Ventura Botanical Gardens recover from the Thomas Fire. 🏔️
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#VenturaBotanicalGardens #ThomasFire #regrowth #rebuilt #renew #freshstart #oceanviews #pacificviews #islandviews #downtownventura #805 #outsideinthe805 #VenturaStrong


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This #FlashbackFriday, we’re taking it back to last month when we were recognized by the #Ventura County Board of Supervisors for our contributions to the #ThomasFire response. We appreciate the gratitude shown by the community, including earlier this year by 5th grade students @ Mound Elementary. We’re committed to continuing to do our part to help with the recovery efforts. #VenturaStrong 💙💪🏻💙


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Recovery. It takes time. It is not a direct trajectory from grieving and trauma to healing and joy in a nice, neat line. It circles back and jumps around and guts you when you least expect it, then exalts you the next. It asks for deep rest and extreme patience and reverence for the process. It demands new growth- in every way. It’s unpredictable and multifaceted and has so much to give even as it annihilates. ✨ Little by little, I see the land coming back and green emergences of an utterly new kind. And little by little, I feel myself coming back with unrecognizable internal shifts. As I try to surrender and trust, over and over again, in this unknown, uncharted territory. #thomasfire #faith #surrender #recovery #ojaistrong


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Wild Fire Defense Tip –
Clad the exterior of your home with foil faced closed cell radiant insulation.
This goes over the plywood sheathing and under the stucco.
3/4” thick adds R-5 value.
It reflects heat. So, not only does it resist wild fire, it also has the everyday added benefit of making your home extremely comfortable and energy efficient.
It’s a great value. * *
#GiffinandCrane #keepcraftalive #moderncraftsman #custombuilder #builder #ThomasFire #HolidayFire #renovation #buildingpeaceofmind #santabarbaraliving #craftsmanship


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It’s been months since I’ve been on the other side of the bridge. 1) Not much has changed. The @porsche has been pulled out of the garage but I’m not sure MarBorg has much to #recycle. 2) Many of the trees are now growing out of the house destroyed in the Jan. 9 #montecitoflood #mud and #debrisflow. 3) No delivery #mailboxesofmontecito2018 28/52 4) This massive stone and concrete wall was no match for the #flashflood. 5) Light cleaning at the century-old site of Old Spanish Town, part of the “voluntary” evacuation zone where so many people were killed — nearly a dozen of them right here, including most of the six children. 6) Flowers bloom in the foundation of one swept-away cottage. 7) Beautiful, ancient stone walls ran along both sides of the road. One side is being replicated. Only taller. 8-9) Transmission pipes have been laid in advance of the imminent bridge demolition and reconstruction. #montecitocreek will flow through the pipes so the concrete work can go on around them. The night after the #disaster, @missygmac was somehow able to drive across the now-railless narrow bridge, which was covered in deep, slick mud and indistinguishable from the sea around it. She’s @danicapatrick behind the wheel, so you’d best stay out of her way. #walkingwithriley #nearranchoparragrande #disasterexclusionzone #flood #thomasfire #montecitomoments #quickshot


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Tonight we will be sharing Hat’s Off IPA collaboration between Topa Topa and El Segundo plus a list of beers from El Segundo. For every pint sold 1$ will be donated to the Thomas Fire benefit funds. Starts @ 5pm SEE YOU SOON!
@esbcbrews @topatopabrewingco


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The coolest gift from @terriquirk!! A Santa Barbara Nine Trails magnet made by her beloved late husband after he completed this race. She knows how incredible this race was and how much it meant to her husband and meant to me. I can only hope we can one day run it or some version of it again after the Montecito mudslides and the Thomas Fire. It means so much to be a part of this community, and this magnet happens to attach right to my door!! Thank you @terriquirk and thank you Ventura, for welcoming me into this tight knit community. 💜🌿🦋 #happytears #thomasfire #montecitomudslide #santabarbaraninetrails @patsydorsey


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Diane Luboff of Ojai Lavender Farm chose two amazing quilts. Pure and green one came from quilter Amy Lancaster in PA. So much quilty love sent to #thomasfire #thomasfirequiltrelief #tmaeda1 #staceyr805 #keptinstitches #superbuzzy


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The shelves are sagging under the weight of so many beautiful quilts for our last #thomasfire popup distribution. Thank you everyone who helped us.#keptinstitches #tmaeda1 #loveventura


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It’s been two weeks since I’ve posted anything on my blog😩 We have been so busy with projects that I haven’t had time to blog about them... so here’s a cute picture of my cat, Dora😁 .
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#craft #craftersgottacraft #makethings #beautyfromashes #fire #thomasfire #venturafire #ontheroad #rvlife #blogger #ontheblog #bloggerlife #bloggersgetsocial #thelittlethings #diy #calledtobecreative #create #creative #design #buildit #dreams #goals #fixerupper #stonecreekupperojai #warmlight


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“Ventura Fire” CMYK digital transfer with halftone screen, 4 color lithograph done from my ipad drawing. I haven’t done one of these since 1994! The COS 4 color screenprint workshop reaquainted me with some fun projects #lithography #lithograph #lithographers #lithographie #thomasfire #ventura #sanbuenaventura #ipadpro #ipadproart #ipadpainting #ipaddrawing


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A little before and after trail work on the top of Girard Trail. We’ve been working with @montecitotrailsfoundation @santabarbaratrails @sb_mtb @the_ojai_c.r.e.w @rei and others to help restore trails damaged by the Thomas Fire. Up now is Giard Trail compliments of @montecitotrailsfoundation . Want to help? We’re organizing a volunteer day on Girard Trail next week. More to come and hope to see you there..... #thomasfire #beforeandafterlp #santabarbara #trailvolunteers #oceanviews #littleelbowgrease #funinthesun #lookinggood #feelingood #justgettingstarted #thomasfiretrailfund #tf2 #montecito


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“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
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The scars remain in this area from the Thomas Fire that started December last year. Trees are still black and burnt to the crisp. Over 200,000 acres were destroyed. But amid all the destruction it's amazing to see life pushing through the hardship of all the damage. Damaged trees have new green leaves starving for a new beginning. It only shows the strength of mother nature and how she is always in charge.
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#treeoflife #thomasfire #ventura #californialove #mothernature


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This week's entry for our Drought & Wildfires photography contest comes from @NASA observatory. It shows the Thomas fire in California that burned in 2017 and 2018 as one of the biggest fires in California history.
Click the link in our bio for a story on the work of Jennifer Balch, a CIRES scientist that does amazing work with wildfires.

#photography #satellite #wildfires #smoke #california #cires #scientist #science #scienceeducation #pretty #landscape #thomasfire #nasa #colorful #fire #drought #climatechange


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Silver Spring Fire Department 🚒

Reposted from @worldwidefirefighters


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Quick sketch of a Thomas fire rebuild project in Ventura #thomasfire #hillsideventura #californialiving #a34studio


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Maxson Painting had the privilege of participating in the restoration of the Ventura Missionary School gymnasium after the Thomas Fire had damaged a portion of the structure.

#venturastrong
#thomasfire
#venturamissionaryschool
#pdcanational

https://www.maxsonpainting.com/blog/thomas-fire-gymnasium-restoration


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Like a Phoenix, she will rise from the ashes🔥


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Forested areas burned by the #thomasfire are beginning to see greater signs of recovery as this photo taken in Los Padres National Forest in July shows. The Ventura County coastline can be seen in the distance. 📷: @nor_here_nor_there, SD Padilla #ktla #ventura #fireseason


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Turning over a new leaf #leaf #carpinteria #thomasfire #beautiful


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Kids ended this awesome workshop with a puppet show with their character they created teaching protagonist how to handle difficult challenges. They all used tools they were taught. Firefighters also came out to talk about teamwork and their roles in emergencies. Thank you so much @sunflowerbridge and @lisa.adelle.biggs! #ilovefirefighters #venturastrong #venturacountyfire #toolsoftitans #thomasfire


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I snapped this in Santa Barbara during the Thomas fire. Just miles away, in the foothills, you could see flames as tall as skyscrapers. Many thanks to the firefighters, medical professionals, and all else who supported and continue to support our community. @exploresantabarbara
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#805strong #santabarbara #thomasfire #chaos #apocalypse #beach #california #westcoastbestcoast #nature #travel #beach #ocean #fire #adventure #neverstopexploring #explore #montecito


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THIS THURSDAY starting at 5pm we will be hosting a benefit event featuring El Segundo + Topa Topa’s collaboration beer Hat’s Off. This IPA is a mash up of El Segundo’s Mayberry IPA and Topa’s Chief Peak IPA and 1$ from every pint will go towards Thomas Fire benefit funds.
We will also have the these beers from El Segundo:
• SECO PALE: dry pale ale
• WHITE DOG IPA
• CERVEZA FRESCA GUAVA: unfiltered IPA with Guava
• CASA AZUL: Mexican style amber lager
• HOP TANKER: double IPA
• BEACH DAY: American wheat with orange


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Our production, Cloud9 Productions are looking for people that want their story/ passion told to share with the world!! If you are interested, DM us or email at sdcbrianadiamond@gmail.com #dream #passion #ojai #ventura #oxnard #camarillo #santabarbara #carp #mondos #cstreet #805 #thomasfire #surf #surfing #stories #womenwhoexplore #farmhousestyle #womenwhoshred


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Our production, Cloud9 Productions are looking for people that want their story/ passion told to share with the world!! If you are interested, DM us or email at sdcbrianadiamond@gmail.com #dream #passion #ojai #ventura #oxnard #camarillo #santabarbara #carp #mondos #cstreet #805 #thomasfire #surf #surfing #stories #womenwhoexplore #farmhousestyle #womenwhoshred


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The Paris Family! Going through my galleries I realized that I had a ton of images I never got around to posting when the big, bad, #thomasfire came to town. With over 700 homes burning in our small city it didn’t seem right to post about my work. Now that the smoke has cleared everything is back to business. Thank you Valerie for the fun opportunity of photographing your gorgeous family!


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Had a fun morning at the Santa Barbara County #boardofsupervisors, pitching the #montecito2.0 #virtualtownhall #publicengagement project that @noozhawk is doing with Novim, a scientific research group at @ucsantabarbara, and the Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership & @pepperdinepublicpolicy on behalf of our battered community. For some reason, this #edwardborein work at the @thesantabarbaraclub really caught my eye today. Don’t ask me which one I am. Thank you to First District Supervisor @das_williams for the stalwart support and for forcefully refuting the “objections” raised by a few of our #fossilmedia friends, including — or so it was stated in public comment so it must be true — a previous #newsmedia partner of Noozhawk’s that I’d never heard of. Follow the link in my bio to read my July 15 column for a more complete explanation of our intentions. #montecitoflood #mud #debrisflow #flashflood #flood #thomasfire #participatorydemocracy #santabarbaraclub #myhomeawayfromhome #santabarbarascenes #quickshot


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Phacelia grandiflora - Large flower phacelia
This annual flower belongs to the boraginaceae family. It can be found in chaparral and coastal sage scrub in southern California and into Mexico where it is especially common after wildfire. This individual was found near a creek after the Thomas Fire of 2017.
#botany #phacelia #thomasfire #firefollowers #carpinteria


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Many thanks to Bob White of #bartletttreeexperts for checking out our oaks on the #venturariverpreserve. With his expertise, we were able to identify a couple weakened trees but good news, overall the oaks are doing okay despite the #thomasfire and drought.


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Sure, unicorns, big foot and Loch Ness are real... but now fogbows? #lospadresnationalforest #fogbow #thomasfire #pleasestayfog #trailwork #girardtrail @montecitotrailsfoundation


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Told you. Of the 10 houses at Devil’s Triangle, only three are still “standing” today, and two of those will be razed in the coming weeks. Of course, half were obliterated in the deadly Jan. 9 #montecitoflood #mud and #debrisflow. How’s that for your “voluntary” evacuation zone? #flashflood #montecitocreek #disasterexclusionzone #flood #thomasfire #montecitomoments #quickshot


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The #thomasfire affected many of us, in many different ways. 🙏🏻 For me, one way I was affected, was I lost my desire to garden and grow my food. #gardening #veggies and #flowers (well, mostly #succulents 🌿) over the past few years has become a lovely new hobby of adoration and excitement 🥦🌳. Over the past 8 months I would stare at the empty, dead pots and long to start again. 🥀 Today was finally the day. It may not seem like much to you, but for me this felt like turning a page. Turning a page of heart opening joy, and allowing myself to believe in the beauty of nature, in both growth and death. We must say goodbye to the past to welcome in a brighter more wonderful future. 💕🌺
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#rebuilding #livefree #lavender #herbgarden #windowsillgarden #naturalbeauty #shockingorange


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Mr. Cheep, by 9 year old Nico, is always at school helping out Sunny and the other students.
One day left to bring Mr. Cheep to life!
www.KickStartSunny.com
Watercolor illustration by Cody Creighton
#teamsunny #storybook #kidsart #illustration #art #charity #thomasfire #strength #kickstarter


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Hiking in #arroyoverde park with great friends... the #thomasfire burned the trunks of these trees but not the chainsaw eagle sculptures! So grateful @lilpaulbunyan 's work was spared! 😊


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#thomasfire house rebuilds starting soon! Stay tuned


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