Geoffrey Long
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A who in the what now?

I shouldn't be blogging from work, but I have the New York Times as my homepage and when I saw this front-pager I couldn't resist: a small tornado was sighted this morning in Brooklyn.

A tornado. In New York.

I was first struck by a tiny touch of homesickness, followed rapidly by the quirky idea that this might make a truly bizarre children's book, a la George Selden's The Cricket in Times Square. "Timmy the Twister is lost and searching for a way home, leaving wrecked taxicabs and bodegas in his wake..."

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