9.11 plus 15

This Sunday will be the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. It seems impossible that it was that long ago, and for many, including myself, the emotions of that day are too easily brought forward again. I was talking to my freshman drawing class about 9/11 this week – most […]

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9/11 memorial

Last Sunday my family and I had an opportunity to visit the 9/11 Memorial museum before it opened to the general public. Words would minimize the emotions that rose out of the experience. When I look around today though, there are blessings I am surrounded by that would not have been had life moved left instead […]

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WTC

I made this drawing about a year ago down at the World Trade Center. Families performed a brief ceremony at the World Trade Center by tying yellow ribbons on the Callery Pear tree that had survived the devastation of the 9/11 tragedy twelve years ago. It was a memorable and moving ceremony. It was wonderful […]

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Rebuilding Ground Zero

I spent some time at Ground Zero Friday. It’s an incredibly powerful place, I imagine unlike any other. The site has been transformed into a city of cranes and construction. I can’t help but think that this is exactly how it must have looked in the 1970s during the building of the Twin Towers. While […]

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9.11.10

Every year on this day we all remember. After watching the ceremonies on TV, and hurting for all those whose lives were changed on that day, I always go back to thinking of one thing. Terrorism. I think about what it means, who it is, why it is and most of all how? How can […]

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