Monthly Archives: May 2017

Backdraft Ignition

Firefighters know that a room in a building can heat up to the point of ignition with no visible evidence. Not even smoke. And if oxygen is introduced by opening a door or breaking a window, flames can envelop the … Continue reading

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Pummeled by Circumstances

We’re making our way through life and one thing after another goes wrong, expectations mount, and desperation threatens. It feels as if we’re running the gauntlet. The phrase describes a type of corporal punishment practiced as early as the Roman … Continue reading

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DANGER, Roses Ahead

Roses are beautiful flowers. No doubt about it. Have you ever spent time in a garden full of roses? It’s possible to lose yourself there, as I have on Petřín Hill in Prague. I don’t mean I got lost in the … Continue reading

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