Sunday, September 11, 2011

Ten years ago....


I took this picture of 6-year-old Marlee before I walked her to school that morning.  We were really late, because I couldn't pull myself away from the news on TV.  It was so unreal.  All I did was watch the news, flipping back & forth between stations, for weeks.

I remember how a kind of depression seemed to settle in after the shock had worn off.  But I also remember never feeling such intense patriotism before in my whole life. 

I can't believe it's been ten years.

Sometimes it seems like it was just yesterday.  But then at the same time, it's hard to remember that blissfully naive pre-9/11 world.  So much has changed.

Marlee's changed a little too.  :)

3 comments:

Mrs. I said...

That was EXACTLY what I did too--watched the news channels for weeks! And then that depression too.

My son was 22 months old, now 2 months shy of 12, yet I again have a baby (13 months) and I probably cried just as hard today watching as I did 10 years ago. The children of survivors have been so prominent this year and it's been so very sad to watch.

xoxox

Lanny's Favorites said...

Oh my goodnes. Marlee looks so little! And I LOVE the picture of her as your Blog Pic! She is very beautiful.

Michelle said...

Sorry....that was me.

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