Boyd Billings was headed downtown at his usual time, 6:45 am, when, out of the corner of his eye he saw the headline blasting from the RedEye news box.
He did a double-take and quickly snatched a paper, without breaking his stride. He was already a second or two behind and didn't want to miss this train. It would be a whole 7 minutes until the next one...and it was freezing. The windchill had to be 20 below.
Copyright, Lowell Thompson Creates, 2015