to work as
usual on Sept. 11, 2001, a beautiful Fall day, I listened to the
There was a report of a plane hitting the World Trade Center in New York
(in my head, an old news photo of a plane that hit the
Empire State Building in 1945).
A few minutes later the news: a second plane had struck the other
No accident. My world had changed in a way that couldn't be predicted.
years have gone by. The world is a scarier place.
on all sides,
including one in the White House,
vow to destroy each other, each claiming (as always)
that "god is
on our side" (what
does god make of this?)
going to hang out an American flag and light five candles, and
wait until tomorrow to find whatever you were looking for
at this website. Sorry for the delay, but it seems only decent
to pause for a moment
and think about the lives lost
September 11, 2001, and afterwards,
in the bloody spiral of violence.
Wasco, Sept 11, 2006