Tonight’s cuppa sorrow…

You all know what Friday is. I plan to mark the occasion by heading to Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., to see the flags, one for each soul lost eight years ago. The pictures below are from the inaugural display last year — big shout-out to Pepperdine grad and actor Ryan Sawtelle, who spearheaded efforts to make the tribute a reality during his last year at the school (and by the way, he sings, too) — and the flags should be back up now.

If you’re in the area, I hope you stop by. For everyone else, I suspect it looks a lot like this (click here for John Cale’s lovely version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” for musical accompaniment — recommend right-clicking and opening the link in a new window or tab) …


Posted by:Kate O'Hare