One Week after September 11 September 18th, 2001 @ 12:13 pm PDT
It’s been one week. So this is the first anniversary of sorts. And next week it will be two weeks. And then it will be a month since. And then it will be six months. And then a year. And then five years.
Curt Schilling September 17th, 2001 @ 2:34 pm PDT
Here is an awesome letter from Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling to the citizens of America. link via xero79.com Update: In the 20+ years since I originally wrote this post, Curt Schilling has somehow morphed into a right-wing lunatic. And the link to whatever he wrote and published on the Yahoo! MLB website has disappeared.
Wonders of the World September 17th, 2001 @ 11:29 am PDT
PBS.com’s Building Big: Databank entry on the World Trade Center via usr/bin/girl
Barry September 17th, 2001 @ 10:18 am PDT
Go read: Dave Barry Religion’s Misguided Missiles What More Can I Give? Resources Saving a Life and a Bride most via MetaFilter
Imagine September 17th, 2001 @ 8:10 am PDT
A week later
BoA September 17th, 2001 @ 7:58 am PDT
Some notes on the economy
Grim September 16th, 2001 @ 5:15 pm PDT
A Grim Scene is – by far – the most gruesome, horrible, tragic … I can’t even begin. This one article is worse than all the rest. There are no superlatives to explain how much this one short piece of reporting can turn your stomach. And so I’m forced to ask myself, “Why do you […]
News September 16th, 2001 @ 4:44 pm PDT
This article, The Images That Won’t Let Us Go, is painfully true. The Challenger explosion seems like nothing to me now. This is just so much. You don’t even need to say it. Everyone knows. Everyone in the country, in the world probably … You can just say, “Did you know anyone there?” Or, “Have […]
India September 16th, 2001 @ 4:07 pm PDT
I’m going to guess that the gunmen in India who shot a 10 year-old-boy and left a note warning the government not to support the US in any retaliatory action against the Taliban didn’t read The Dalai Lama’s letter to the President of the United States of America.
Mike September 16th, 2001 @ 3:52 pm PDT
BOSTON (CNN) — The Boston Harbor was shut down Sunday for about three hours after the U.S. Coast Guard received two bomb threats. After a sweep of the area, Coast Guard officials found no sign of anything suspicious and reopened most of the harbor. My little brother is in the Coast Guard (see here). My […]