Remembering 9/11


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I was at work and some engineer rigged an antenna. We got to watch it. A TV was also set-up in the cafeteria all day and for the next few days. I was numbed.

Those that perpetrated these heinous acts have set the stage for replacements waiting in the wings. Before 9/11, I didn’t even know about a militant, extreme faction of Islam. Sadly, now I do. I know that they mean all of us harm at any cost and for nothing more than a thinly veiled promise of “riches” in the afterlife.

My air travels after that date always put me on high alert and I am cognizant of the possibility that my departure may be forever. That may be the reason for more than the usual emotion two years ago when I headed overseas for business.


I was disappointed to learn yesterday that national security has only reached a grade of “C”. Whomever takes office next better make our security a top priority.

If we know one thing… they will keep trying. Different approaches over several years.
We were changed on that day forever.


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Rob Ainbinder

Rob is an SEO and Marketing strategist, creator, writer, entrepreneur, blogger, Dad and husband. He is also the author of “Mastering Google Keep”. In his spare time, Rob enjoys completing home improvement projects, crafting barbeque and cheering on the New England Patriots. Rob lives with his family (Wife, our teenage daughter, and dog Lilly) in Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem area of North Carolina.

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