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Category Archives: 9/11

October Memories

I had to look up the date again. And decided to post this, written in 2005. ***** Every year, the beginning of October forces me to recall the exact dates … Continue reading

October 2, 2022 · 2 Comments

Hannelore & Me

In the years just following 9/11, I was not looking for cultural escapism. My heart had been ripped out, shredded, burnt, and stuffed back into my chest cavity. I shrouded … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Back To My Senses ~ my interview with YogaCityNYC

In her new book, Back To My Senses, Sharon Watts puts her post-9/11 feelings on paper. An artist by trade, Sharon turned to writing as a way to heal from … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment


It was time to vacate city life well before 9/11. For thirty years I had embraced it, rolled with its punches, and defended it through thick and thin to uncomprehending … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

The White T-Shirt

Since 9/11 I have navigated both the Interstate and back roads on the map of human feelings. The stages of grief appeared, often out of order, jumping out at me … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment