Where I was on 9/11: Mizzou, Hatch Hall, and a new fear

I awoke on the 4th floor of Hatch Hall at the University of Columbia, Missouri on 9-11-01. Before I could buy my way completely out of my last dream, a burning high rise building was on the television screen. I can’t forget how small that television was in our dorm room. I shared it with … More Where I was on 9/11: Mizzou, Hatch Hall, and a new fear

The 9/11 Memorial Experience: Come on down, but prepare yourself for tears

My phone battery was low, but thankfully all I needed was two eyes to see what was in right front of me: the 9/11 Memorial and Museum along with the Freedom Tower. If you asked me what I wanted to go see in this world during the past eight years, the answer was simple: the … More The 9/11 Memorial Experience: Come on down, but prepare yourself for tears