It was a nearly perfect late summer day in New York City on September 11, 2001. At around 8:30 in the morning, it was sunny and about 70, and not a cloud in the sky. What would transpire in the next few hours was a nightmare. It is one of those moments in history where everybody remembers where they were when they first heard, then watched the news in horror as the Twin Towers at the World Trade C
Last night I was up late watching TV and at midnight came across the retelling of the O.J. Simpson trial. Basically, it was a documentary on the events in the court room from almost 20 years ago. For some reason like the nine months of real time testimony back in 1995 this one hour look back captured me in the same way.
It seems like everyday there is a new list of places to visit. The ten best this, the ten most that, etc. and often Maine is recognized. From CNN here is a list of the '15 Quirkiest US Spots to Visit in 2015, and Maine once again makes the grade.
Julia Clukey, who grew up in Augusta, ME and made the 2010 U.S. Olympic team in luge, is currently the first alternate for the 2014 Women's Luge team in Sochi. She has been, and continues to be a role model for all us, specifically for young women with her annual KVYMCA Camp for Girls. Off the ice, she has faced many challenges, including surviving brain surgery.
Today was the public swearing in of President Obama’s 2nd term. A parade followed and tonight in Washington D.C.the celebrations continue, featuring a few heavy hitters in the music world. Including Alicia Keys, Usher, Katy Perry, fun. and the cast of 'Glee.'