Anyone who reads this blog knows I'm not a fan of former President, George Bush. Nevertheless, one should consider exactly what he was thrown into ten years ago today. I've actually heard people criticize his reaction upon being notifying of the attack on the World Trade Center--political hyperbole at its best--or worst. Look again when you see that clip today and
Saturday, September 10, 2011
I dined once at Windows on the World, the restaurant at the top of the World Trade Center. To be honest, the food was average, but the night-time view was nothing less than stunning.
After I looked out the back window that day, I tried to call Carrie but couldn't get through. It stayed that way all day. I ran and got my camera and headed up to the roof. After getting a few shots there, I went outside and walked down Noble Street and turned left, heading south along the East River. There's a line of factories there between the street and the water that trails off as you head south. I was less than a hundred feet from
Friday, September 9, 2011
I took a few photos of the World Trade Center while living in New York--the old fashioned way, on film. I also have maybe a dozen photos of the events of September 11, 2001. I was home at the time and I heard the planes hit, but didn't know what it was. I thought a building in the neighborhood was being demolished by a wrecking ball. Then I got a voice mail
Saturday, September 3, 2011
"They said Josh, who was in the Air Force, didn't leave because Amber was eight months pregnant with their first child."
Geeee...I just can't put my finger on it, but this story rings a bell.