Monday, May 2, 2011

Finally.

I was all set to write my race recap, until I turned on the television. 

And now I'm sitting here, very emotional over the news that Osama Bin Laden is finally gone from the earth.

Living in NY during the days and years after 9/11, and seeing so much pain, I hope that the families of those who were lost that day, and those of the more than 6,000 US and Allied service members killed since 9/11, can find some peace.  





16 comments:

Teamarcia said...

I know, big, big exhale. May this bring closure.

Big Daddy Diesel said...

I was already in bed, then my phone went of with 6 straight text messages, waking me up, telling me what happen, then I watched tv for a while.

What a relief!

misszippy said...

It's good, of course, but it's not an end-all solution. And I do think we as Americans need to be mindful not to be out in the streets partying--that won't help anything. Just my 2 cents!

Jeff - DangleTheCarrot said...

i hope UBL is being bent over by Satan in hell right now!

fancy nancy said...

I agree!

Michelle said...

I know what you mean Molly. I was living in NYC on 9/11 and when my husband woke me up last night to tell me the news I just kept thinking about all those families.

Kristin said...

Totally agree!! I don't think its totally over though..SiGH

Pam said...

I don't mourn his death, but I fear the repercussions.

The Happy Runner said...

So weird. It's good but still scary.

Emz said...

great post Molly.

you are so awesome.

Wells L said...

I was activated on 9/12/11 while living and being stationed in VA; spent the next 9 months working nearly 24 hours a day (continued to teach daily while being activated and working 16 hours on base with my field hospital). Those were indeed dark days for our nation and world. Although this is definitely not "the end" it is the close of a horrible chapter. God bless our troops, intelligence operatives, and world leaders!!!!

Candice @ I Have Run said...

Very bittersweet. Thanks for sharing this today.

Colleen said...

:) Thanks for sharing this... I think as a country, we're all breathing a big sigh of relief!

Erika said...

This was exciting news...now if we could find the people in charge of gas prices;)
BIG thanks to all of our service people!!!!

Laura said...

As an American outsider looking in I was happy to hear that people are rejoicing but it still scares me for potential retaliation. May we all have some peace..

Johann said...

The world is a better place without him. May those who lost someone at his hands find peace and closure.