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 still hadn’t been able to talk to my husband, but my mother-in-law had gotten word to him that we were headed East on I-10, and he was able to track my progress via our online, real-time credit card statement. We were surprised when we reached a roadblock just West of El Paso.