How 15 Years Changed How I View NYC and September 11

When I held my one-year-old in my arms and cried as I listened to the reports coming in over the radio fifteen years ago today, I was grieving for the human loss — the children who would never hear another I-love-you from a parent, the couples who were suddenly only one, the parents who would face lifeContinue reading “How 15 Years Changed How I View NYC and September 11”

September 11: What Do You Remember?

When I was a little girl, my grandmother’s generation commemorated the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor with somber ceremonies. I can still see her and her older friends sitting around her kitchen table, each recalling in vivid detail where they were when the news arrived about the surprise attack which launched their generation into war. Because I had notContinue reading “September 11: What Do You Remember?”