Tag: September 11

this day comes again, mournfully as always

  why does it always catch me by surprise (and by the throat)? Turns out that I am a broken record. In thinking about posting today I was going to start something like “As recently as this past weekend, I

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still, a sad day, remarkably so

so just a bunch of linksNice and short piece (especially nice, for being so short) in The Broadsheet Daily yesterday, heading a list of events that memorialize September 11, 2001. I hope he won’t mind me quoting the paragraph, in

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I cannot deal with the media orgy today

not sure why, after ten yearsAs of about a week ago, I thought this year would be different. That I would be able to read stories and look at video and images from ten years ago, and even to (finally)

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28 Laight Street loft sale under-performs neighbor's sale

not like young Yankee pitchersThe Manhattan loft #5C at 28 Laight Street (Cobblestone Lofts, converted to condominiums in 2001) came to market last Fall just two days after the neighbor downstairs in loft #2B went to contract. These neighboring lofts

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same day, another year

This year I am only going to offer two quotes from a mother who lost a daughter and a not-yet-grandchild that day, taken from her essay, The Sensitivities of 9/11 Families: Since that morning, time in my world is no

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8 years, still fresh

  quote of the dayRudy Giuliani, whom I loathe, read this morning from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whom I revere. Let’s just say that Rudy made a nice choice: “Everybody can be great,” he said, “because anybody can

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September 11, again

I will re-post what I said on this date two years ago, slightly updated:   It turns out that I am most definitely not able to post much of anything today, and still unable to read (let alone watch) what

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