I sat and ate my lunch for the next twenty minutes. As I did, I noticed that some clouds were beginning to roll in and they looked suspicious. Extremely suspicious, in fact. Honestly, I did not pay much attention to them as I began to walk back to my office because I was busy texting my wife of three months.
“When will you be home tonight?” she asked.
“Probably around 6. I’d like to get out of the office at 5:30.” I responded.
Just when I was about two blocks away from the Tribune, I heard thunder and saw some lightning. This was an odd occurrence seeing that storms like that did not usually occur in the fall. The fact that this was a serious storm was slightly anticipating. I quickened my pace.
As I was fixing to walk into the building, the lights began to flicker. That alone was extremely discomforting. But what happened next would take “discomforting” to a whole new level…