Up in smoke Friday April 6, 2007, 14 comments

Last night the building I used to work in burned down. I haven’t worked there since before Christmas, but it seems the company I worked for has lost its office – most likely due to water and smoke damage.

Coincidentally, I happened to be in town (I haven’t lived there since before Christmas too, another coincidence?) last night, playing a gig at a pub only a few doors down from the fire. I saw the fire trucks speed by while we were on stage, and smelled the smoke, but afterward we couldn’t get close enough to see what was going on because of all the fire trucks and police.


Comments

sarah Friday April 6, 2007


Give me a “K”, give me an “A”, give me an “R”...

Jorge Friday April 6, 2007


Sarah – HAHAHAHAH!

Awesome.

José Friday April 6, 2007


...Get your alibis in line and stick with the story, Adrian!;-)

Karma’s a bitch, ain’t it? Forget about all the crap…Let’s sail!!

J.

brandy Saturday April 7, 2007


It’s pretty shitty for those of us that still work there.

sarah Saturday April 7, 2007


I can see how it wouldn’t change that bit.

Adrian Saturday April 7, 2007


Yes Brandy, I can see the shittiness. It’s hard for those of you still there, you’ve lost a place that was like a second home to you. Nobody else out there understands that as much as I do.

And a huge loss for the town, the Gummer Building was a landmark and historic site.

But think of this. Your employers now have a situation in which they will really reveal themselves by how they handle this time of crisis for their employees. And employees are, after all, the lifeblood of any company.

Heather Sunday April 8, 2007


It’s believed to be arson. Investigation currently underway. Handle, schmandle, those people are out of a job. I was thinking of you today, Brandy.

Adrian Sunday April 8, 2007


They are not out of a job. They’ve moved offices and are “moving forward.”

What’s your point?

Heather Sunday April 8, 2007


I’m saying that it’s too bad for those who work there because I think the employers have already revealed themselves. Karma would be the owners experiencing a personal reversal. It’s not karma when a 130 year old historical building that housed 12 other businesses as well as 15 tenants burns for 3 days. A little sensitivity please; those who are now homeless and who have lost everthing aren’t victims of karma. They are victims of an arsonist.

sarah Sunday April 8, 2007


Thank you for showing that you care.

Heather Monday April 9, 2007


I wish I could say the same to you, Sarah.

sarah Monday April 9, 2007


I see you yet again ignored the spirit of anything your brother says to you. Where’s the care in that?

Adrian Monday April 9, 2007


You know, its at times like this when I can almost hear Ricardo Montabalm say “one big, happy family…” a la Star Trek II, The Wrath of Kahn.

I think it’s right before everything blows up.

chris Tuesday April 10, 2007


“damn you Kiiiiiirrrrrk!
~c

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