Saturday, September 15, 2001  [!]

Unthinkable? Last November, a discussion forum on airliners.net mulls the question of whether the WTC could withstand the impact of a 767. [via this message on the wtcattack discussion group]

My name is Usman Farman... A Pakistani Muslim describes how an Orthodox Jew saved his life "Brother, if you don’t mind, there is a cloud of glass coming at us, grab my hand, lets get the hell out of here." [via a Wired News story, Amateur Newsies Top the Pros]

Helping.org has a list of relief agencies you can donate to.

This set of pictures from around the world is overwhelming—in a wonderful, supportive way.

The picture of the ringing of bells in Prague reminds me of the ringing of bells yesterday at the church where I went. I sat there and calculated how long it would take to toll the bell 5000 times at a rate of one toll per second—close to 14 hours. Lives snuffed out in a moment's time. It will take a full waking day half a day just to toll all the bells. It will take lifetimes to come to grips with it all.

Andrew Baddeley posted a QTVR panorama of the 3-minute silence in George Square, Glasgow, Scotland


Friday evening, people gathered downtown in my little town and and brought and burned candles.

candles together:

guy grrl candles:

couple tapers:

family candles:

redwhiteblue candles:

gary ibarra:
Here, in front of candles, a guitarist played in the doorway of a shop

frontyard candles:
Candles with a sign in a front yard

In front of the high school, the base of the flagpole was a place for burning candles:

highschool flagpole:

flagpole candles:

flagpole group: