Sometimes You Can't Go Home Again: A Fire's Aftermath
Ten years ago, Brian Yeager and Amelia Bonow’s lives changed forever.
Brian was a musician who tended bar at Belltown’s Lava Lounge. Amelia worked as a server next door at Mama’s Mexican Kitchen. They saw each other in passing. Soon, they saw each other in the specific.
It was a hard and fast love, but a sure one. Bonow eventually moved into Yeager’s house in Lower Queen Anne, a home they would share with a menagerie of plants and a cat named Rooster.
Then came the fire.
It didn't just burn through their possessions; it nearly consumed everything else as well.
This story was originally broadcast as part of Sound Effect, a weekly tour of ideas, inspired by the place we live.