Putting out fires.

The WSJ featured an article this week about the fire at Notre Dame.  It was a fascinating look at the behind the scenes decision-making of fire fighters and others as they battled the blaze. To the lay person’s eyes, it may have appeared as if the fire was not being addressed aggressively enough, but in…

Rebuilding..

Watching the images of Notre Dame in flames yesterday gave me flashbacks to 9-11, especially when the tall spire came tumbling down. It also brought me back to Miami after Hurricane Andrew.  I distinctly remember getting lost trying to find my way home because every familiar landmark had toppled over or was missing. It will…

Another false alarm?

The fire alarm sounded at our apartment complex yesterday for the fourth time in a little under three weeks. But unlike all those previous instances, this time it didn’t quickly shut off. In fact, it went on and on and on.. I had just stepped out of the shower when it began screeching.  After waiting…