|I couldn't believe what I was seeing! My
wife was in Manhattan, my mother was in Brooklyn, my daughter was freaking
because her mother works at Dulles Airport outside of DC. Someone was attacking my
family. By now, everyone was in my office, because they had all
chosen CNN and couldn't get through. BBC in London, was showing us
our city under attack in real time on my computer. It was too surrealistic
to describe. I tried calling my wife, no answer, so I emailed
her. I couldn't get through by phone to my mom in Brooklyn.
Emails were flying between my wife and I.
She didn't get it. She was still working. Actually so was
I. In my stupor, getting a stupid task accomplished became my
overwhelming response. I was not going to let this stop
America. I had no gun, I had only my job, and all of a sudden, it
was so important. My daughter was IM'ing her mom in MD, telling her not to
go to work. I was emailing my wife to go to my friends
apartment on 65th street. I figured that Grand Central Station
could be the next target. I didn't want her to go there.
She was emailing that she couldn't leave the office. I was worried
for her, but I didn't really get the scope of it all yet. Then the