Category Archives: September 11th Tribute

I Couldn’t Possibly Ever Forget.

 Me and the Towers, September 11th, 2001 (photo by Sara) On September 11th, 2001 I was a twenty year old college student living in lower Manhattan. So were many of my friends. On the 10th Anniversary of the attacks, I … Continue reading

Never Forget.

{photo by Sara Moe} I was twenty years old and sleeping about a mile uptown when the first plane hit the World Trade Center. Life changed in an instant. When Osama Bin Laden was killed, I found this letter I’d … Continue reading

Hey, It’s Me Again.

I never know how to come back from heavy stuff.  All week I’ve read my friends beautiful posts over and over and thought “I gotta wrap this up” but how do you wrap up something like this?  Especially when I … Continue reading

Melaina: Creepy Internet Friend

I didn’t know Melaina (not her name) on 9/11, but I know her now…as the infectious Ex-Pat Mom of a toddler in Glasgow whom I became friends with despite continents and oceans between us.  Until Melaina, I had never known … Continue reading

Katie Notopoulos: Mad Internet Scientist

The night of 9/11, I called a recent ex-boyfriend around 11pm. “I just don’t think you should be alone tonight….” I said in my faux-concern for his well-being.   He wasn’t taking the bait, and understandably he didn’t want to risk … Continue reading