My Last Memorial

September 11th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized

I’m not saying I won’t think about it or observe it in some way, but this is my last year heading downtown on 9/11. I almost don’t want to go today, but I’m part of a service and besides, I like seeing the friends I made.

I’m also hoping to catch a glimpse of the Obamas!

I took this yesterday, it’s behind St. Paul’s and in front of the World Trade Center site.

Indict Cheney Sign at World Trade Center

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  1. 4 Responses to “My Last Memorial”

  2. By tagryn on Sep 12, 2011

    I thought this entry was poignant and on the mark about how this was the last “major” 9/11 anniversary where the event is a matter of living memory, rather than the historical event it is destined to become by the 25th anniversary:
    http://hotair.com/archives/2011/09/11/our-last-funeral/

  3. By Stacy Horn on Sep 12, 2011

    Oh wow, he said it beautifully.

  4. By Nora on Sep 12, 2011

    I clicked on the link in Tagryn’s response and when I read these words:
    “Count yourself lucky that you have memories of the world as it was before”, I realized that I couldn’t even remember what I used to be afraid of.

  5. By Stacy Horn on Sep 13, 2011

    Death, heights, spiders.

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