They say the candidates are laying down their political swords today. Good. Today is not the day for grandstanding.
All over the world, sad eyes are turning to the ceremonies in New York and at the Pentagon. Seven years hence, the world solemnly remembers and silent prayers for 2,751 victims are offered to the heavens. Even as we go about our business of the day, we will never forget.
* I found the above image on Graffiti.org’s collection of 9/11 murals. It features street art from NYC to China and South Africa, all expressions of the horror and devastation felt at the WTC that day. If you’re fascinated by graffiti, it’s worth checking out.