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A Major Selling Point

My family moved into a new house in Boise, Idaho in 1962. One of the major selling points was the fact the place had a functional bomb shelter where we could survive the Cuban missile crisis, just in case something went wrong.

Bomb Shelter

Bomb Shelter

“This is quite the bomb shelter you have going,” Tom Cunningham said to his neighbor, Arlo Reynolds.

“Thanks.  It’s been in the family for generations,” Arlo said in return.  383 more words

Twitchy - Gargleblaster Microstories #229

Eleanor finally found Howard in his bomb shelter.

Howard hugged her tightly. “You survived! Any others? Is Cleveland still standing?”

“Of course, Howie. Everyone’s fine.” 18 more words

Short Fiction

Duck and Cover

I headed to my office to begin writing my next column as the last of our summer guests backed out of the driveway. Hidden in the back of a lower cabinet drawer is a file conspicuously titled, “future column ideas.” Two solid weeks of visiting grandchildren somehow coagulated my creative juices into a mass of tapioca pudding. 624 more words


Israelis Are Taking “Bomb Shelter Selfies”

“There’s a selfie for everything so why not?’”
For the last fortnight, residents living in Tel Aviv have been documenting their experiences of taking cover in bomb shelters by taking “bomb shelter selfies”. 8 more words

Can you make it in 15 seconds?

Can you make it in 15 seconds? You better!
One of the most impressive, and equally powerful, projects created by A4I is the Bomb Shelter Museum. 98 more words