No doubt, as a New Yorker and a person who was no more than minutes away from the mind-boggling chaos and devastation of lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001 when the World Trade Center was viciously attacked and destroyed, my thoughts are certainly with the people of London today. In the wake of the early morning Underground blast from which the death and casualty numbers among rush hour commuters on their way to work are said to still be rising, I can only imagine the sheer agony the victims of this horrific incident and their families must be going through right now.
On the heels of this city's Olympic celebration yesterday, this is a truly sad and awful state of affairs, all the way across the board. Read more here
The world has changed, folks. So much to the point, that sometimes I think we tend to lose sight of just how much, until something of this most unfortunate magnitude happens to innocent people -- whose only crime was getting up that morning and heading off to work.
And speaking of which, I'm off now to a morning break that I've chosen to use as a means of finishing up a recent food-related article that will hopefully meet with the approval of an editor at a magazine that shall remain nameless here -- until such time as the article's acceptance. Here's hoping.
In the meantime, good Thursday, all. Peace.