Who Can Forget?

The Lone Cactus

It’s hard to believe that twenty years ago this morning, I was at work sitting at my desk when our Director of Sales came in and said that a plane had just run into the World Trade Tower. I had this silly notion running through my head of some little prop plane sticking out of the building. What followed, as I’m sure anyone over the age of 23 or so realizes was probably the darkest day in American history.

It was a few minutes later that a second plane hit the twin towers. At that point, we realized it wasn’t an accident, it was a terrorist attack. It wasn’t some little Cessna, these were commercial jetliners that were being flown into the building. And it continued at the Pentagon. Images started appearing on newscasts. And all work stopped as those of us in the building all had our radios turned…

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