Saturday Browsing, Sept. 11, 2021

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The view down Lombard Avenue in San Francisco

Hello, guys. I normally like to start out these Saturday Browsing posts on an upbeat be aware, however I can’t give my standard chipper good morning greetings in the present day with out acknowledging the date and what it represents. At this time marks 20 years for the reason that September eleventh assaults, and whereas the painful recollections and horror I used to really feel every time I thought of that day have kind of subsided, I’ll always remember precisely the place I used to be that morning (I used to be a 20-something dwelling in San Francisco on the time), down to each minute element, or the life-changing worry and uncertainty that adopted. A lot modified in just some minutes.

If you happen to additionally keep in mind that day, my hope for you is that you just’ve had time and area to course of your emotions about it. The phrase “surreal” will get thrown round lots about September eleventh, however I can’t consider a extra apt phrase. If you happen to keep in mind that day, it was totally surreal.

Connor doesn’t perceive what “September 11” means or represents, thank goodness. She nonetheless lives in that superb childhood bubble, and I need to hold it that means for now. Sometime I’ll clarify it to her, and I suppose when she’s sufficiently old to know it, I’ll discover the proper phrases. She got here residence yesterday from kindergarten speaking about Patriot Day and mentioned her lecturers known as it a day to honor those that stood for our nation, which I feel is becoming.

I’m at all times grateful to you for visiting me right here, however in the present day I really feel additional grateful.

Care for your self, OK?

This week’s studying


So many kittehs!


Actually, I like large ’80s hair a lot.


Observe to self


This appears kinda enjoyable.


On your fall wardrobe refresh

Your pleasant neighborhood magnificence addict,

Karen