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”

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”