Category Archives: memorial
The radio ambushed me first thing this morning by featuring Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A”. I will always remember sitting in my car sobbing sometime in the week after the attacks – because that song, simple and earnest and … Continue reading
I’m sitting here watching a documentary on the History Channel about 9/11/2001, and wondering why on earth I do this to myself – why do I insist on picking the scab? But I have to. Survivor’s guilt, maybe? I’m fine; … Continue reading
Please don’t watch NBC tonight. Please. If you haven’t heard, as I wish I hadn’t, the new host of whatever news magazine they air on Sunday nights (I’m not looking it up) is debuting an interview with a … person … Continue reading
In 2004, I wasn’t very interested in politics. I’m still not, I should add, but then? Much less so. But I watched the speeches and other events out of duty. It only makes sense to be informed – to, dare … Continue reading
I HATE THIS YEAR. I hate it more than I ever thought possible. There have been a lot of years of late for which December 31 came with a vicious Good riddance – but this? I would cheerfully burn the … Continue reading
Can Sept. 11 ever be just another day? No, and we shouldn’t let it.
Thirty years… And I still can’t watch the footage, or look at the images of the vapor trails without flinching. Thirty years. mission specialist Ellison S. Onizuka Teacher in Space Participant Sharon Christa McAuliffe Payload Specialist Greg Jarvis Mission … Continue reading