Thingish Things

WTC Progress Report

I hadn’t been to lower Manhattan in a couple of months, until last Thursday night when I drove by the ever-growing Freedom Tower and was amazed by its progress. In a very short period of time  — after a long stretch of seeming inactivity — the Tower has taken shape.  It is massive already, and it is […]

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A 4th of July Story

How do you explain what happened to the World Trade Center towers to a four-and-three-quarter-year old child? The best advice might be not to try, but I found myself doing just the opposite last night while driving by the gap along the West Side Highway where the towers stood. I tend to give it to […]

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