Our hotel burned last night. . We were awakened by smoke and alarms. And quickly evacuated. I barely had time to grab my laptop and cell phone before fireman were yelling and banging down doors for us to get out.
We assembled outside along with other PJ-clad residents, and watched, without words, as our hotel began to flame forty feet away. .
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At around midnight last night when we finally turned off the lights and went to bed, the whirring AC clicked off and the room went stone silent.
Then there was a scraping sound. It got louder, and my eyes shot open, listening. I wasn’t sure what it was but it was coming from the window. It wasn’t until I heard the truck whir past that I closed my eyes again and snuggled back under the covers, knowing it was nothing but traffic.
“It’s the loompa loompas,” my mom hissed in the darkness.
I had no idea what she was talking about. But no matter, I almost jumped out of bed and rushed to the window to see the “loompa loompas.”
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