9-11-2001; Seventeen Years Later

Statue of Liberty

The 9-11 memorials I’ve visited seem to be very appropriate tributes to that terrible day.  I have visited the NYC memorial twice.  Below are links to my previous posts regarding 9-11.  The YouTube video was created in 2001, posted in 2006 and has almost 50,000 views.

9-11 LINK to You-Tube


My BLOG post of my 9-11 Memorial visit.


My BLOG post of Flight 93 Memorial near Shanksville, PA




Ghosts of Flight 93 Memorial

A common field one day. A field of honor forever.

“A common field one day. A field of honor forever.”

Four domestic airplanes were hijacked on September 11, 2001. Three struck their intended targets, one, Flight 93 did not.

The weather was appropriately gloomy when we visited this memorial. The black and white images seemed to fit the solemn mood.  With the thought of so many senseless deaths, the inexplicable hatred of the terrorists and the heroics of seemingly everyday Americans, I photographed the scene with ghostly images.
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New York City

John Lennon “Imagine” Tribute

Taking a ride through Central Park in NYC, the John Lennon tribute, known as Strawberry Fields, was pointed out.  It is across the street from the prestigious Dakota Apartments where he and Yoko lived and where John was shot by a crazed fan, Mark Chapman. Continue reading

9-11 Memorial, NYC

9-11 School Children's Poster

9-11 School Children’s Poster

It is a sad situation, but it seems that in the US we do memorials very well.  From the Oklahoma bombing to the Vietnam Memorial our memorials seem to be very fitting tributes to the heroes who lost their lives.  The 9-11 Memorial in New York is no exception.
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