Neil (nt) wrote,

I haven't felt much like posting the past day or so. Nor have I felt like listening to music, or having fun in other ways. Like most everyone, I am trying to come to grips with the events of Sept. 11th, while still trying to carry out my normal duties.

There's an old article by Gordon Sinclair called The Americans which has been circulating on LJ and elsewhere. Sinclair was a Canadian broadcaster who wrote this as a radio commentary in 1973. He has been dead for many years now; I remember him well, as he was regularly on TV when I was growing up. Americans responded to his words at the time, and still do. For what it's worth, I think well of Americans, too.

I notice that scottks has deleted his journal. I don't suppose he will read this, but I really hope he will return. His last post was an apology to another LJer; he thought a comment of his might have caused that person to delete their journal. I hope they both cool down and consider undeleting.

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