I was soo sad over it yesterday- I cried a lot. My heart goes out to everyone that lost loved ones....and to our entire nation. My boyfriend is a police officer- he's a first responder....it could have easily been my family and loved ones....I feel blessed that it wasn't....but so horrible for those that were affected by it.
And you know what made my as angry as all get out! I went to school the ENTIRE day yesterday- Not a single person, not one, not even a teacher so much as mentioned it!!!!!! I was sooooo angry! Several people even asked what the date was and people replied "the 11th" like it was no big deal- nobody even paused between work to notice! The nerve! How can people be soo oblivious! I don't get it....it made me want to cry....have they all forgotten??? That broke my heart- even my history teacher- and the class covers us history since 1877 -it covers present day events- did not once mention it!!!!!!!! I was fuming!!!!And my goodness- it is a present day history class! Have they no care or concern for their country? I was outraged! Towards the end of class when he asked if anyone had any questions about the lecture, i raised my hand and point blank asked him what the title of our history class was.....and he looked a little confused and responded "The US since 1877"....and then I asked- "this class coveres present day topics as well, correct" and he responded "Yes, dear"...then I said..."Why was there no mention of 9/11 today??? Is that not important enough to fit into a lecture, or is it not "textbook material" enough"? - his jaw dropped and it was like a lightbulb went off in his head- he had forgotten! Then I said "It was our nations biggest tradgy- but I think the biggest tradgey is that so far, not a single teacher,has soo much as mentioned what today is- and this class is supposed to cover things of this nature. Has everyone forgotten??? Maybe nobody else wants to talk about it, or even seems to remember at that, but I however take pride in my flag and my country- I am proud to be an American, and I have not forgotten...I'm sad to see that nobody else seems to think the same or care".....the whole class, including my teacher were silent after that. Apparently my teacher had nothing to add because he felt like an idiot for forgetting 911..he dismissed the class and apologized after that. I think they felt bad- I sincerly hope they did-come on people, take an ounce of pride and concern in your country!....Now,I love that class and my teacher, but yesterday struck a horrible cord with me- i will never forget that. It just goes to show how careless and oblivious people can be! How do you just "forget" something like 9 11 or even go an entire anniversery without a single mention of it???That sickens me!
I was glued to my tv last night...I watched all of the coverage I could. I cried the entire time...It was soo sad. And you better believe- Colin and I had our American flag flying 1/2 mast and displayed for all to see yesterday to show respect and honor.