October After 9/11/01, A Different New York

Here is the rest of my 9/11 story which seems as relevant to me today as it was in real time.


This is history, and  I think meaningful, at least to me. There are so many challenges we are going through today, similar to these days in October 2001. 

In October, 2001, I had two visits to New York. The first was a school  trip I had organized for families to the Bronx Zoo.  zoo_591

It was a Saturday and the bus was ordered,  all the money was collected, and no one was cancelling, so we went. It is a wonderful zoo set in acres and acres of an English landscape garden site.  I had gone there many times with my children and school children. It is not the San Diego Zoo, which has the reputation as the best zoo in the world, and I will not argue with that.  The Bronx Zoo can be  described in many ways, but that day…

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About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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