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Written on Dec, 29, 2017 by in , , | Leave a comment
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series blogthomasfire

When the electricity turned on for a second time, I reset the router to get wi-fi going again, quickly scoured the internet for information and made sure to plug my phone and computer in to charge. My mobile internet was still not loading, and any voice calls would go through for barely two seconds before dropping. By morning I was …

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Written on Dec, 29, 2017 by in , | Leave a comment
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series blogthomasfire

“Great preparation,” I thought to myself. “Why didn’t I donated to local the NPR station last time they were rewarding listeners with emergency hand-crank radios?” All immediate access to news was gone. It was about 4:30 a.m. and still dark enough to feel like night. Using my phone-flashlight, I went outside onto the cold walkway and everything was quiet and …

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Written on Dec, 29, 2017 by in , | Leave a comment
This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series blogthomasfire

Dear Friends, It’s been quite an eventful few weeks. I was just getting on a roll here posting a series of cover songs in honor of the #gershwinprize composers and starting the #gershwinprizechallenge (more about that later) THEN… along came what life’s small print likes to term AN ACT OF GOD (otherwise known in this case as the THOMAS FIRE). …

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