On summer nights I pedaled to the end of the block, imagining that I lagged behind the field in a horse race that would determine the future of the breed.
Added: January 30, 2020 Chidi: How did you know? The bombing took place on a holiday morning well before downtown streets were bustling with activity and was accompanied by a recorded announcement warning anyone nearby that a bomb would soon detonate.
Police were responding to a report of shots fired when they encountered the RV blaring a recorded warning that a bomb would detonate in 15 minutes.
Car alarms and sirens wailed as a voice on the dispatcher calls for all available personnel and a roll call and people stumble through the downtown area littered with glass.
That kind of stuff needs to be talked about when it's pretty clear that the two of you are getting serious and are really committing to each other.