I am participating in the Blogging from A-Z Challenge again this year. What is this mysterious blogging challenge you ask? Arlee Bird from Tossing it Out came up with this fantastic idea where bloggers post using consecutive letters of the alphabet for 26 days in April. It grew in numbers, and Arlee now has many helpers. To view other participates of the A-Z event click here.
Odd deaths happen, right? It’s sort of like being at the right place at the right wrong time. My A-Z 2016 blogging journey takes us down the road of Death by Oddity. Come join me.
U= Death from an UPWARDS killer
As in look upwards, my friends. In the winter of 1994, Donald Booth strolled along a Chicago street while waiting for his daughter to complete her college aptitude tests. A large chunk of ice fell from the Neiman Marcus building and hit him in the head. Mr. Booth died immediately. Read more here.
One time, I had an icicle fall from the edge of my house and hit the top of my head. Yeah, that could have ended badly, if the icicle had been bigger and sharper, upwards of about 3-20 stories and I didn't have the hard head of my ancestors.