If we’d had Twitter on 9/11
AUGUST 9, 2010
And my Mom says she’ll never forget that her first knowledge of the events of the day came through my voice, whole and well, telling her to turn on the television. I bet I would have repeated my coworker’s advice in a tweet: “Get word to your parents if you can. My boss gave maternal advice. We were surprised when we reached a roadblock just West of El Paso. I was also surprised that El Paso, TX is only the half-way point between LA and Austin.