Remembering 9/11

Lawrence Wright notes that we are forgetting pre-9/11 America and the way we were. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning The Looming Tower.  It was made into a well-reviewed Hulu series with Jeff Daniels, Bill Camp, and Tahar Rahim, which I have not yet seen. More about the day itself here. Few of the original 2,000 bloggers areContinue reading “Remembering 9/11”

Remembering 9/11: part of Project 2,996

Lawrence Wright, author of The Looming Tower, a must-read, just came out with this in The New Yorker  My annual repost and part of Project 2996: Robert Halligan Profile published in THE NEW YORK TIMES on November 15, 2001. Robert Halligan, Age: 59 Residence: Basking Ridge, NJ Two WTC, 99th Floor Aon Corporation, Vice President SHOPPINGContinue reading “Remembering 9/11: part of Project 2,996”

Never Forget: part of Project 2,996

This is my annual repost and part of Project 2996 Robert Halligan Profile published in THE NEW YORK TIMES on November 15, 2001. Robert Halligan, Age: 59 Residence: Basking Ridge, NJ Two WTC, 99th Floor Aon Corporation, Vice President SHOPPING ACROSS THE POND To a proud Englishman, America is a country of vexing insufficiencies. Its supermarketsContinue reading “Never Forget: part of Project 2,996”

Remembering 9/11 Project 2,996

Part of Project 2996 Robert Halligan Profile published in THE NEW YORK TIMES on November 15, 2001. SHOPPING ACROSS THE POND To a proud Englishman, America is a country of vexing insufficiencies. Its supermarkets know not of H.P. (House of Parliament) sauce and tins of steak and kidney pie. Marmite, sadly, remains a mystery. Several timesContinue reading “Remembering 9/11 Project 2,996”

Robert Halligan: September 11, 2001

At the beginning of Project 2,996, I paid tribute to Robert Halligan and through him, found his son, Rob, a musician, who sent me a note of thanks and now I keep up with him on Facebook. Rob has written a song in tribute. If you buy it, all monies go to the 2 charities Rob worksContinue reading “Robert Halligan: September 11, 2001”

Ehtesham U. Raja: September 11, 2001

This is part of Project 2996  Ehtesham U. Raja of Clifton, NJ was 28 years old when he died in the World Trade Center. He’d gone there for a conference and was in Windows on the World. He was a 1996 graduate of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia. He had hisContinue reading “Ehtesham U. Raja: September 11, 2001”

remembering 9/11: Project 2,996

I’ve paid tribute to two men, both of whom died in the World Trade Center. At the beginning of Project 2,996, I paid tribute to Robert Halligan and through him, found his son, Rob, a musician, who sent me a note of thanks and now I keep up with him on Facebook. Rob is puttingContinue reading “remembering 9/11: Project 2,996”