The distance between 19 and 29 is always a revelatory one, but for me it has been a decade defined by the slow and steady realization of exactly what happened to us that day. Today, I feel most touched by 9/11 when I see politicians saying their goal is to defeat each other instead of promising to make changes for good. I see it in angry Facebook posts and scathing blogs. I see it in recall campaigns and fear-mongering around dinner tables. I see the anger everywhere, and it’s exhausting. I’m deeply disheartened by the negativity all around me. I’m more than disheartened; I’m disappointed.
Some Thoughts on What It Is that I Do, For Those Who are Still Confused. Which Apparently Includes Me. . Admittedly, a month is way too long to go without updating one’s blog (if one wants anyone to read it, that is), but my recent hiatus has been for good reason. Good reasons 2-46 involve such […]
I just experienced my first class reunion. And when I say I experienced it, I mean I experienced the whole…dang…thing. Due to my incredibly shortsighted decision to be a class officer in high school, I not attended, but had the pleasure of planning of this glorious event. Or non-event, I should say. Well, that may […]