? ? ? QOTD for TUESDAY ? ? ?

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? ? ? QOTD for TUESDAY ? ? ?
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Tue, 09-11-2012 - 4:03am

Today is 9-11 

My x-boss visited NYC over Labor day wek-end. She went to ground zero.  She went to a bar and there was a scrapbook and she started looking through it and there were pictures - she looked at a picture- looked up at the bartender- looked back at the picture- yup he was there.. She said it was really something else to see ..

Would you like to or have you went to Ground Zero ?

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Tue, 09-11-2012 - 5:57am

I would like to go. DH was there in 98 and took a picture of the towers. He wants to go back and take a picture in the same spot.

Unbelievable that its been 11 years.  I was pregnant with Natalie at the time and could not pull myself from the tv.  I just sat there and cried.

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Tue, 09-11-2012 - 6:09am

Never been.   I have no interest in going to NYC at all, ground zero notwithstanding.  

I was released from the hospital with Daniel the night before.   I was up round the clock with my 4-day old baby and watched almost nothing else for days.  

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Tue, 09-11-2012 - 6:46am

Well we live less than 2 hours away from NYC.  Have been to the city several times but not to ground zero.  Not sure why.  I do know some people who had relatives that didn't survive that day.  I was working at the tour/travel company at the time and the couple who owned the company and my coworker and I were glued to the TV.  We took groups to NYC all the time and knew a lot of people who worked in the city.  It was so close to home it still makes my stomach hurt whenever I think about it.

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Tue, 09-11-2012 - 10:40am
I never remember how close in age Daniel and Kelsie are, Missy. He was 11 last Friday.

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Tue, 09-11-2012 - 3:24pm
I've never been but if I ever were to go to NYC, I would definitely go to Ground Zero! My hubby is the "big city" person... he wants to go there really bad. I prefer the slow, calm & easy going places for vacation... I want to rest and relax, not get all stressed out in the city that never sleeps!! LOL

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Tue, 09-11-2012 - 7:36pm

I would like to go ... I would like to take my family.

I was there when I was little =)..

I remember that day well- I was working with her at the dc- we watched tv non stop as the kids played in the next room- not seeing anything. Johns sister Sally was to fly out the next day- flying from Detroit to Laguardia airport. She stayed another week I think!

Daisy she said there are day people and night people ! She watched the Michigan game at Times Square, took a carriage ride through Central park, saw a Broadway Show and this:


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Wed, 09-12-2012 - 6:39am

Lady Liberty is a beautiful thing.  I have seen her up close and personal many a time.  Here is another great sight - the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center -

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Wed, 09-12-2012 - 7:41am
Yes, if I ever were to go, I think Christmas time would be perfect! I bet pretty much the whole city is decorated... And when I do get to see Lady Liberty, I have a feeling I would feel just exactly like I did when I first seen Cinderella's Castle at Disney Land from afar.... I just could not believe I was looking at the same castle I had looked at a thousand times on Sunday nights watching the Sunday Night movies with my grandma while growing up!

We really are lucky to live in in an awesome country. Even though all the political attacks during elections can get on your last nerve, at least we are able to speak our opinions and do not have to be worried about being killed in our sleep for saying them aloud. Freedom is a wonderful thing. Once again, thank you Guss & David, Evelyn & Garrett and all service personnel and their families for the huge sacrifice you endure and will endure in the future in order to keep the United States of America free and the greatest country in the world! God Bless America!

Okay, off my patriotic soapbox now....

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Wed, 09-12-2012 - 8:21am

Did you see that "Today" is under fire for skipping a moment of silence on 9/11?
http://news.yahoo.com/nbcs-today-skips-9-11-moment-kardashian-191704208--finance.html

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