I’ve made a point of looking at today in an optimistic light. I’m excited for my brother’s 22nd birthday, and jealous that he’s walking to a home-cooked meal at my grandparents’ apartment as we speak. I’m grateful that my cousin, who worked in the WTC complex in 2001, got caught in traffic in Passaic, NJ. I’m thrilled for such a beautiful sunny day in DC. But count on Paul to give me pause on a day that’s almost been too good for remembrance of something this bad.
We shouldn’t forget to mourn, but we also shouldn’t forget to be kind.
Paul Simon - The Sound of Silence 9-11 Ground Zero (by nsotd4)