It was a crisp fall day, much like the one today--the leaves had begun to turn, the sky was bright blue, the ranch was quiet with the vacation and hay season over, logging to begin....a moment to breath. Then, the unthinkable happened. It happened to all of us.....every corner of this earth morned with us, felt our pain. As I watch the ceremonies marking this day, I am thankful I did not lose someone in that day of horror....that my life would be forever linked with this one day. My heart goes out to those who lost loved ones...I hope they can feel a nation standing beside them in their never ending grief. This is a day I will never forget.