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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

September 11th...

...is officially over. For this year anyway. I've stayed away from the television for the most part. I'm not one who really enjoys crying. I did manage to catch a brief memorial video and instantly started crying at that.

I know we can all remember where we were when we heard about the attacks on the World Trade Center. I was still working, and able to bring Sophia with me just a couple of the days each week. She wasn't even six months old yet. I walked into my office, and in the outer office, everyone was gathered around the television. I got there just in time to see the second plane crash into the second tower.

I felt instantly numb.

I know we all did. How does something like that happen? Is there really that much hate in the world that this kind of thing seems justified?

I don't want to write a big long *thing* about it, but even now - five years later, I am blown away.

Tomorrow is a big day for me. I am finishing up a big project and will finally be putting it to bed tomorrow. And then... I will clean my house.

Which is dreadful.

I wonder if there exists on earth a person who actually enjoys cleaning? I could use some lessons on learning to love the mundane. :)

Happy Tuesday.


At 8:01 AM, Blogger tania said...

me, me, me!!! i sooooo love to clean/organize/purge---under one stipulation---that no kids are around to destroy it again in less than 10 seconds flat, LOL!

wish i was close enough to come help! because i'd be there in a heartbeat.

At 6:04 PM, Blogger glo-girl said...

Okay I can dig the organize/purge thing, but the cleaning...NOPE.

Mostly b/c there are so many *little* things that must be done.

The dusting...ALL the nooks and crannies and nic-nacs...no thanks...


Good Luck, though!! LOL

At 9:34 AM, Anonymous jenn said...

Hate cleaning. I'm with ya.

I know I still feel upset when I read 9/11 stuff too. Mainly because I had two people connected to it. I just can't understand why peace can't rule over the world. Guess I'm too simple sometimes :(


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