If we’d had Twitter on 9/11
AUGUST 9, 2010
Because I can imagine how I’d have instinctively, obsessively pulled up my feed, to check the pulse of the planet again and again and again. 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. It wasn’t yet my turn to drive, and I’d have been broadcasting observations all morning, with nothing better to contribute.