Thermonuclear Equinox

Equinox Bonfire, Ward's Island, Toronto IslandsA Christmas tree goes nuclear at the annual beach bonfire (thanks Alice!) celebrating the Spring Equinox.  There’s a lot of potential energy stored in a Christmas tree, especially after drying out for three months.  Don’t try this at home, kids.

2 Responses to “Thermonuclear Equinox”

  1. […] had a different burning pattern this year: their thermal columns were much shorter. Compare to this tree at last year’s equinox bonfire (thanks […]

  2. […] winds kept the flames low from most of the trees, only a few came close to equaling the height of some previous years.  Still, you can’t beat curling your toes in warm sand after a long cold […]

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