Life sure can change in an instant....
A lightning strike hits a 110 foot Douglas Fir tree and only damages the roofs of three houses.
A teenager runs into Target to get a gift and is abducted as she puts her purchases into her car.
A woman smokes crack all day, then drives her car into a crowd of folks attending a festival, injuring at least 40 people.
Sometimes I think I read too much news, but I know I'm a news and information junkie, so it would be hard to give up the habit of checking the news.