A Day of Remembrance

If you were to stand silently at attention for a single second for each and every person who died on September 11, 2001 at the hands of 19 terrorists, you would be silent for nearly 50 minutes. Fifty minutes – let that sink in for a moment.

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September 11th

There’s really no introduction needed for September 11th. It’s a day etched into the collective memories of anyone born before 2001. It is Kiddo’s assassination of JFK or my father’s Pearl Harbor. Unless you lived under a rock, you know the significance of the day. And it’s sorrow touched you.

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National Day of Reflection and Hot Cross Buns

My first instinct was to offer up a prayer today and nothing more. No recipes. To do so seemed to dishonor the day. But then I thought about it and realize that you can remember with honor. The lives lost should be celebrated for having lived at all.

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