It takes something really important for the old feeder to break from his decision to stop posting here at the Plains Feeder until he has the energy to spare. There will be, no doubt, all the 9/11 memorabilia, photos, videos, remembrances you have a taste for on the intertubes today. I plan to partake sparingly this year.
The day is in danger of solidifying into one of those memorials from which most of the real juice has dried up. Many of us do it for the doing of it, like Memorial Day grave decorating. The 9/11 attacks have never been resolved. Not for me. Osama bin Laden is still free. His people want to build a Mosque de Triomphe on the ruins and remains. The anger and pain are even worse for me now than they were in 2001.
Fellow bloggers, If I don't check in at your 9/11 post today, it is because I can't bear to, not because I don't want to.
September 11, 2001: Images I won't forget
Doomed victims above
Smashed WTC jumpers' bodies below
Like the poor
victims of the Mohammedan Jihad pictured above, you have a choice to make. Unlike them, one of your options is life.
Life free of the threat of murderous