Cristina Jill Mosqueda

Remembering Nine-Eleven Public Square

Pentagon 9-11 “We claim this ground in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001.   To honor the 184 people whose lives were lost, their families, and all who sacrifice that we may live in freedom.   We will never forget.”   We first visited the Pentagon Memorial, for those killed on 9-11 in…

Remembering Nine-Eleven Public Square

Ten Years Later “Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward and freedom will be defended.” ~President George W. Bush ~ September 11, 2001 Of late, the news is dominated by reminiscence’s and reflections of the Nine-Eleven attacks, just as it should be.  I have seen and heard many outstanding stories recalling the…

Where Were You On Nine-Eleven?

  In a few short months, we shall mark the tenth anniversary of the Nine-Eleven attacks. I have previously shared my experience, http://thatisallfornow.com/?page_id=1491, now I would now like to hear yours. Where were you on Nine-Eleven? What do you remember about that day? How did you feel then, and how are you feeling today, regarding…

Food

Carrot Cake This has become one of my signature cakes.  I have had more people request this cake, than any other sweet, that I make.  I first made this for my Mother, as her birthday cake, and if we are together, for her birthday, I still make it – something to bear in mind, if…

From the Editor

        “The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”   ~John Steinbeck~   I knew when I decided to use the photograph of the 19 story, Groom Texas…

From the Editor

      “The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”   ~John Steinbeck~   Of the many paradox’s, which mark my life, none is stronger than change.  Little makes me…