Tag Archives: Galleria fire

October 11th

When I was young, October meant one thing to me – Halloween. As I got older, I came to also view October as the month of my mother’s birthday. After my mother died in 2002, I came to view October … Continue reading

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Remembering #316…

Three years ago today a five alarm fire destroyed the Galleria Apartments in Fargo.  My sons lived in that apartment building in apartment 316. They lost their pets and everything they owned.  In total, the fire displaced about 150 residents.  … Continue reading

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The ashes…

Today is the two year anniversary of the Galleria Fire.  It is a date that is burned in my memory and my family’s history.  My two sons, Noah and Cory, and their roommate, Alex, lost everything they owned, their pets, and their naivete … Continue reading

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The anniversary.

We all have significant dates in our lives that are not on the standard calendar.  Sometimes those dates are based on happy events such as a marriage, a significant life change, a child’s birth, etc.  Sometimes those dates are based on … Continue reading

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Day 73 of the new normal…

Today’s blog is a special shout out to the former Galleria apartment residents.  This is day 73 of their new normal. On one hand it seems like so much time has passed and on the other it seems like it … Continue reading

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