I remember that day. We all do - I guess. I turned on the TV after Kenyon had left for work and I remember thinking - What is this? Is this a movie preview on the Today Show. It really took me a few minutes to figure out what the heck was happening. Then, I couldn't stop watching TV. That night I was having a baby shower at my house for one of my friends. There was some debate - should it still go on? We ended up having the shower but under less than wonderful circumstances. I think I was still in denial or at least not completely grasping the gravity of the events.
A couple of years ago we took a trip to NYC with our friends. I knew that we had planned on going to see ground zero but I didn't quite plan on what that would be like. We came out of the subway and there it was. It hit me so much harder than I had ever expected. I was so such a basket of emotions. I am glad that we saw it when it was a big hole. Last year, I went back and it was mostly covered or under construction and it was a different experience. Seeing that massive hole in the earth and reading all the signs was so moving.
Tonight is CRAZINESS but tomorrow I plan to drive the kids over to park in Sandy where all the flags are posted. I want my kids to know something of this event and the impact in our lives. We are so grateful for the sacrifice of men and women around the country who are serving in the armed forces. It is such a blessing to be surrounded by people who are willing to make a sacrifice for the good of others.