Fire Alarm

So I have this knack for being in the right place at the wrong time. Fire alarms are not uncommon when I’m around. I participated in drills all the time during elementary school. I traveled to Western Europe several years ago. Apparently they love their fire drills. They got me rushing out of the shower just to practice a “false alarm.” I also got separated from my dad at the Heathrow airport because of their crazy obsession with utter cacophony. Colleges have always been a battle ground for fire alarms. Students decide they don’t want to take tests, so they … Continue reading Fire Alarm

Zzz…”beep, beep, beep”…zzZ

Hopefully I can get better sleep than I did last night. Right now I’m battling a cold…so if that isn’t enough, just wait until you hear the rest of the story. At 4:30 am…[not a typo]…our neighbor’s car alarm starts to sound. It shut off after about a minute…. Ah….sleep at last. NO! Not on my life…the alarm goes off again, and again, and again, and….well, you get the picture. This may sound cruel, but at 4:30 in the morning, I can still have a bit of humor, “Why can’t they just take what they want out of the car … Continue reading Zzz…”beep, beep, beep”…zzZ