Tag Archives: Fire

House Afire

In walking through the neighborhood after dark I’ve sometimes seen what at first glance appears to be a house afire. People tend to sit in the dark while watching their television. The rapid, flickering play of light from the TV … Continue reading

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United Airlines Flight 496 – May 10, 1969

I don’t recall who dropped me at the airport, but I had to take a ‘hop’ to Chicago. It was indeed a hop, as the first leg of my journey was only ninety miles and the take-off and landing (at … Continue reading

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Day Care (Because You Don’t)

I follow the news but I can’t possibly see everything; on the other hand, I don’t miss all that much either. I think I’m still in shock over the Mexican Day Care Fire. Some 44 children died in the fire … Continue reading

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