The image of the World Trade Center is Kongo’s take on this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. I like the way the sky reflects on the glass of this monumental building. See more monuments at the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument
Along the lower West Side of Manhattan near the new World Trade Center is the neighborhood of Battery Park City. This is the newest part of ever-changing NYC and is about 90 acres of reclaimed land from the remains of the building destroyed on September 11 as well as land dredged from near Staten Island. Continue reading “Battery Park City”
Last week Kongo visited the 9-11 Memorial at Ground Zero in New York City. Even after all these years it is difficult for anyone who lived through those dark days in September 2001 to view this site without a great deal of emotion. Words and pictures do not adequately convey the feelings this place evokes. Kongo lost friends and colleagues at the World Trade Center sites and at the Pentagon. Finding their names at the memorial, running your fingers across them, and listening to the waters helps bring closure but it is something that we will never forget. Nor forgive. Continue reading “9-11 Memorial”
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