“…this week does contain a number of unhappy anniversaries: the Oklahoma City Bombing (April 19, 1995), the Waco assault (April 19, 1993), the Columbine School Shooting (April 20, 1999), and the Virginia Tech massacre (April 16, 2007), for starters. Two of those tragedies—the Virginia Tech massacre and the Waco assault—were on Monday, the Patriot’s Day of those years. “
“Bring back the Boston Rag
Tell all your buddies
That it ain’t no drag
Bring back the Boston Rag”
I have hundreds of pictures of downtown Boston in my archives and I can’t locate one of them this evening. The psychology of that is fascinating to me.
Several of you have been kind enough to ask me about my family. Everyone is physically fine. Unfortunately, my cousin (well really my cousin in law) and eight year old daughter were near the finish line because her babysitter was running the Marathon. They were not injured when the bombs went off but my baby cousin saw things no eight year old should have to see.