Yesterday, after a shooting downtown left four injured and the gunman still at large, schools in the area took the precaution of adopting a "Hold and Secure"
Yesterday, while ambling slowly back from school, J and I were having our usual conversation about how her day went. It transpired that they had a sort of silent fire drill. I probed her for details. She explained to me that they were practising what to do if a skunk got into the school...