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11 September 2002 @ 06:37 am
Good morning  
Our building is observing a moment of silence at 8:46 am, and the flags will be lowered to half-staff after which the national anthem will be played.

How will you be observing the day?

For myself, I think I will be avoiding the television media in particular. Personally, I don't feel the rehash that will go on there will be beneficial, but perhaps it will be of use to some.

However you spend your day, I hope it's a good one for you!
 
 
Current Mood: contemplativecontemplative
 
 
 
lisa3beards on September 11th, 2002 04:42 am (UTC)
Visteon?
Gary, hi! I'm Lisa, I surfed through via kelly_marie's journal. You don't happen to work for Ford or Visteon do you? I work at a Visteon/Ford plant in Michigan and the moment of silence and flags at half mast are exactly how we are remembering this day.
Garygdj on September 11th, 2002 04:45 am (UTC)
Re: Visteon?
Hi Lisa! No, I work at the USDA building in Kansas City.
lisa3beards on September 11th, 2002 05:25 am (UTC)
USDA, hmmm?
You don't have anything to do with w/ inspections for licensed dog breeders, do you? What type of job do you have? I'm a mechanical designer in the Starter division of Visteon.
Garygdj on September 11th, 2002 05:44 am (UTC)
Re: USDA, hmmm?
I work with computers. USDA (US Dept of Agriculture)where I work is mainly concerned with crops such as cotton and tobacco and the loans that are given to the farmers. I support a computer network with the main server being in Wash DC.
Patriot: Christ In Thornspatriot on September 11th, 2002 04:42 am (UTC)
Good morning Gary. I'm going to spend the day working but doing so in rememberance of the victims of that awful day a year ago. I'm also going to spend it in hopeful prayer that we as a nation have learned the lessons of that awful day. We can no longer afford to kick God out of our lives and our government.
Garygdj on September 11th, 2002 04:48 am (UTC)
Re:
I agree with your prayer Audis, but I have the feeling that we, as a country, have lost most of the value of that lesson already, although I hope I am wrong.
man_vs_wild on September 11th, 2002 04:53 am (UTC)
Morning Gary. Hope you have a good day!

I'll be working as usual.
Garygdj on September 11th, 2002 05:16 am (UTC)
Thanks Lew!
smilinpessimist on September 11th, 2002 05:41 am (UTC)
The television coverage...
is very sad indeed.

My heart is certainly in the right place here....but I'm way too much of an emotional person to watch.
I cry the entire time I watch.

Well anyway, I hope your day goes by quickly.
HAHA!
When I wrote that it made me laugh.
Cause it seems, I can blink & a years gone by....
Take care...
Garygdj on September 11th, 2002 06:07 am (UTC)
Re: blinking...
Yes, and it doesn't get better as you get older! The time just flies all the more!
Fezziwig Fandangobandicoot on September 11th, 2002 10:21 am (UTC)
Since there won't be anything interesting on TV tonight, and since I never watch it during the day anyway, I'll limit my TV to the nightly news and Leno ;)