I stood frozen in front of the flickering images on my TV.
"Mommy, can I watch cartoons in your room?"
"Yes, stay in there." He's only six, too young to see this.
I called our former babysitter, near Shanksville. She had been walking with her charges and wondered why that plane was flying so low.
The trolley outside my windows carried workers sent home, office buildings evacuated.
I saw fighter jets flying over...then silence, as all flights were grounded.
Fear. Disbelief. Anger. Grieving. Resolve.
Innocence and innocents, lost.