They were walking down the sidewalk, minding their own business, when . . . suddenly — fire truck, camera, action!

How far back?

Wayne Nelson of Forest Lake writes: “Some of the BB writers have been sharing their memories of how young they were when they can remember things and events. I thought that I would share a couple pictures and short stories with you all of my young-childhood memories.

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“The slapstick troubadours are gone; the cotton candy fades. The acrobats and teeter boards are naught but lonely shades. . .”

In memoriam
American Icons (yes, for once, an icon that’s truly iconic) Division

Tim Torkildson writes: “From The New York Times: ‘Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus announced on Saturday night that after 146 years of performances, it was folding its big tent forever.’

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