Not quite burnin’ down the house

March 7, 2021

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If you don’t live in Seward, you don’t know the saga of anticipation, temporary agony, wistful sorrow of an era on its way to bygone days, the open-armed embracing of modern times ……. barf. I can’t do that anymore.

We got a new Dairy Queen a while back. The old one has been put behind a chain-link fence, awaiting demolition. On the way back from Wal-Mart this morning, it was teeming with firefighters, like ants on a toppled jam jar.

We thought they were going to do a controlled burn, but we’re under a high winds/‘red flag’ warning, so they just practiced chopping through the roof. (It was a training exercise.)

Oh, we also went to the new Dairy Queen later in the day. Clean, bright, modern, and completely soulless.

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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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2 Responses to “Not quite burnin’ down the house”

  1. Deborah Said on:

    I agree, soulless.

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  2. Brad Said on:

    I haven’t been inside the new Dairy Queen yet. Now I’m even more curious to see it.

    Reply

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