Monday, May 28, 2012

In the Middle of the Night

The phone rang for Richard in the middle of the night, or at least 11:30 p.m. which seemed almost like the middle of the night, saying there was a fire in Hawkesbury and he should get over there quickly.

I decided to join him as he shot some photos for his newspaper and I watched from the sidelines.

Others watched from the sidelines as well and one fellow even had an extra large double double Tim Hortons with him.

In the end, at nearly 20 to 1 a.m., we decided we were so hyped up that we'd head over to Tim's ourselves and have a cup of decaf tea.
Sadly, we found out later, that two seniors perished in the fire. To read more click on this link:


Elisabeth said...

So sad. Rest in peace.

Evlyn said...

I heard about this in the news and saw one of Richard's pictures on facebook. Such a sad story. Despite this, I like your slice-of-life depiction of the experience for you and Richard. Interesting to see it through your eyes.


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