The phones are still iffy, if anyone needs to reach us, use AOL IM.
I had my mother call the Red Cross in California and she found out that I can’t give blood. There doesn’t seem to be much to do besides that. It’s best to just stay out of the way.
I’m still struck by the quiet in the city. Everyone is speaking in hushed voices and staring at the cloud of smoke in disbelief. The sky where the buildings were seems like a disfigurement.