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Everything is different

September 15, 2001 10:23PM
<a href="[] src="/emote/ramt.gif" align=left hspace=8 vspace=4 border=0></a>] He just needed comfort from the troubling feelings permeating our humble abode. So, today, I decided to pack the diaper bag and head out to a local park for a walk.
I do believe kids pick up on these feelings--they must. My two definitely sensed the stress around here on Tuesday.
] As I was sitting on the grass with him, I realized that there were planes flying overhead at the rate of about 1 per 5-10 minutes. We live near Newark airport on a take off flight pattern. It has been so quiet around here lately with the airports closed.
Working late on the computer Thurs. night, I heard a plane fly overhead--which I probably noticed because of the silence in the previous few days. We are not really in a flight path, but near enough to the international airport that planes are quite low over our house. Immediately after the plane, I heard some sirens. I suddenly felt very anxious--and immediately tried to tell myself not to be so ridiculous, it <i>couldn't</i> be... etc. But who can feel complacent like that again now? We are in a city that has a large number of important oil refineries. It's possible...
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Jezkalyn September 15, 2001 09:20PM

» Everything is different

Barbara September 15, 2001 10:23PM

The sounds of silence

kathleen (elder) September 15, 2001 10:47PM

Surrounded by planes.

Brooke E September 16, 2001 04:34AM

Similar here

SueR September 17, 2001 05:43AM

Amen. None of us ever shall. NFM

Maisy September 15, 2001 10:11PM

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