Category Archives: 9/11

September morning . . .

Six months after the 9/11 attacks of 2001, I had the chance to visit the temporary memorial wall at the Twin Towers site in New York City with a dear friend of mine. That day, I snapped several pictures in … Continue reading

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Fallen blossoms . . .

cherry blossoms– we visit the graves of the unknown      –Honorable Mention       Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Invitational 2011 Two weeks ago I found myself in Oklahoma City as part of a gathering of travel writers from all over the country.  Having been born … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage . . .

Seven months after 9/11, I book a flight to the city I once called home.  It’s my first trip to Manhattan in two years.  My first trip anywhere since my mother’s passing.  It is, I tell myself and anyone who asks, … Continue reading

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