A date etched in our collective national soul, 9/11/01.
Those old enough to remember, know right where they were, just what they were doing when the ghastly news splayed across our media. It was a date, as Franklin Roosevelt once said, that will go down in infamy.
America had been attacked in a new sort of war, but indeed it was a momentous act of war.
A discussion stirred on Facebook yesterday as to whether or not our schools should mandate a moment of silence, a moment of recognition of this date in our history. Should there be teaching of what happened and the surrounding circumstance ?
The answer to those questions, to me, seems fundamental. You may have heard the adage about history repeating itself… lest we forget!
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Backlit trees and electric green grass…one of my favorite “art exhibits” to witness at the end of the day.