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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Twenty years feels like yesterday.

Twenty years ago today, TWA flight 800 left JFK and 12 minutes later, exploded over Long Island. I remember exactly what I was doing and where I was. I was in Tacoma Washington and I was bathing my twins when the phone rang. My father was taking my grandmother back to France for a surgery and they were flying standby when seats became available on flight 800. I spent 2 weeks in New York with the rest of the families, trying to make sense of this tragedy and I was supposed to be there today for the 20 year anniversary but I stayed home. My kids could all be here at the same time in the same place and I said to myself "How often is that going to happen?"

Life is so short, spend time with your loved ones now, because you never know when they'll be taken away.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016