It's very easy for me to remember 9/11 for two reasons: besides the attacks in New York and at The Pentagon in 2001, it's always my younger brother's birthday. So for him, I'm sure, it's a bittersweet day -- one in which he celebrates his own birth today outside of Philadelphia, yet also can't forget the deaths of those in New York and Virginia as well as just 220 miles to the west, where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed to the ground near Stonycreek Township instead of into its intended target, the White House.
When I recall the poet Harvey Shapiro, who died not long before his eighty-ninth birthday in January 2013, I remember having lunch with him on a sweltering August afternoon in 2001, New York City’s hottest day in twenty-five years, ... Read Post
Today, September 11, 2014, New York City gathered to remember the terrorist attacks in 2001. This time was different though, because the event was held at a museum near the rebuilt One World Trade Center. On this day in 2001, a plot... Read Post
Today is the day that we remember the sacrifice of the 2,993 casualties in the September 11, 2001, attacks.I’m remembering…..and I’m sure you are as well.A worthy website to visit regarding that terrible day is The September 11th Di... Read Post