This week I'm participating in Floral Friday Skywatch Friday and Friday Foto Friends . It's Friday. I always look forward to the weekend. Even though I'm retired I find that the weekends give me a breather from the usual schedule of appointments and allow me to catch up on other things or simply relax. I've got several things to cover today as I haven't posted in over a week. Firstly, let me say a big "Thank you" to those who contacted me about the raging fires in Northern BC and Alberta and inquired about my safety. I am fine and my loved ones are fine. The fires are happening in the far north of British Columbia, the province where I live, and in Alberta, the province next door to us. It is scary seeing all the images on the news on television. The fire in northern Alberta is so huge that it even made the "Africa Live" newscast. The fires in both provinces are massive but I believe the one in Alberta is somewhat larger.