Tags - 9/11
A year ago I blogged about gathering virtually for Passover (and for others, on Easter). No one thought then we would still be dealing with COVID19, albeit with many of us “vaxxed” or on the way to be such. Nonetheless its a big deal that we were able to gather in our small but safe core. My daughter took care of making sure a new seder plate she procured for her family got “filled” appropriately. And the daughter stepped in and handled all the kitchen duties for her mom this...
885 days ago 6 comments Categories: Politics Tags: Koepcke, Geizhals, 9/11, Kindness
As Fred the K says, strange days... One thing I am fascinated by is the concept of a sole survivor.   Are they racked with guilt or do they thrive on their good fortune? Recently, I heard a story from a Doctor whose sister died on 9/11/01. She worked for Compaq and was having a big power breakfast at Windows on the World. She and her team had gotten there early to make sure everything was set up. They were enjoying a cup of coffee when one gentleman spilled coffee on his s...
1320 days ago 7 comments Categories: Politics Tags: Arad, Walker, 9/11, Memorial, Swamp Oaks
I just finished watching a documentary on PBS about the trees at the 9/11 Memorial and, once again, I am moved - inspired - invigorated with hope with all the good work that goes on that we know nothing about. It goes hand in hand with Hidden Figures (a narrative film) and Come From Away (Broadway Show), both of which should be mandatory viewing for everyone in the Universe for their ability to instill hope and inspiration. So much good in this world we can choose to see. The...
1585 days ago 7 comments Categories: City Blogs Tags: Crowther, Bandanna, Rinaldi, Book, 9/11
Gotham is abundant with wonderful, meaningful opportunities. Yesterday, the Gotham Book Club® hosted Tom Rinaldi, author of The Red Bandanna. Its the story of Welles Remy Crowther, son of our very own Jefferson Crowther and wife, Alison. They were both in attendance. I can't recommend this book more highly, especially the audio version, which is read by Tom, the author. It is a story of how Clark Kent became Superman. It is a story of Miracles. Coincidences. Hope.   In addi...
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