Tag Archives: Fire

You’re Taking the Zucchinis Either Way

Neighbors were serious business during my formative years. Until I left for college I knew every family in our housing edition; in fact everybody even knew everyone else’s dog’s name. Overall we probably gossiped more about resident canine mischief than we did about the neighborhood alcoholics. That’s how well interconnected we were when I was read more »

Fire Department Ride Along

It is seven o’clock in the morning and I’m blurry-eyed and wearing a fire helmet. Normally this is evidence of a kickin’ party, but in tonight’s case it’s not. I am at a fire station. I slept here. The previous evening began at five o’clock when I showed up to Washington DC’s Engine Six Company. read more »