Every day, religiously, Don Brittain, a retired aerospace worker who lives in Tacoma, Washington, checks the paper for that day’s sundown time.
Brittain’s religion is not Judaism; he’s not interested in the latest time to daven the after mincha prayer service, or, on Friday, to determine the right time for candle-lighting.
He’s figuring out when to play Taps.
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