Friday, September 11, 2015

The Persistence of Memory


United Flight 175 seconds away from the South Tower.

Aftermath of American Airlines Flight 77 impact on Pentagon.

Aerial photograph of United Flight 93 crash site in Pennsylvania taken by FBI.

Flight 93 National Memorial, Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania

The 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero

The Tribute in Light art project, New York City

One World Trade Center, New York City


If you feel up to a little reading about 9/11 today, these pieces by Jonah Goldberg, Allahpundit, and Dan McLaughlin (aka "Baseball Crank") are worth your time...


"Tell them...*sniff*...about the post's title."
Thanks for reminding me, old friend...

Today's post title is the name of a famous painting by Salvador Dali that hangs in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City...

The Persistence of Memory, 1931
Seemed appropriate, as today is a day for remembering...

Just a reminder, too, that comments are always welcome. I'd love to hear from you!

Until Tomorrow...

In the wake of the terror attacks we commemorate today, a lot of people put together videos pairing the horrific news footage with inspirational songs by their favorite musical artists. I became something of a collector of such works, and today's send-off is a splendid example. It features the band Live, a favorite of mine for 20 years, performing their song "Overcome," which was released just two months after the September 11 Attacks. Watch, listen, and remember...

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