September 11 2001 – Memories of Countless Losses

For many people the events of September 11 2001 seem to have occurred just yesterday. I like many others who are old enough to remember can in their mind’s eye picture exactly where they were during that brutal attacks on the World Trade Center on that beautiful Tuesday morning. At that time I was living…

Raw Death as Opposed to Sanitized Death

While I was writing a piece regarding remembering those who were lost in the tragedy of September 11, 2001 I decided to use the phrase raw death. Within that piece I alluded that raw death was the experience that most people in the world experience when they are faced with the loss of someone close,…