Awful, horrible, unthinkable. I was chilled to the bone when I first read the details online yesterday afternoon.
After all these years of being on high alert for bomb and Ebola-carrying terrorists, yesterday’s massacre provided a ham-fisted reminder of the reckless evil that can be found within our borders.
I had just finished re-reading “The Plain Janes,” a graphic novel by author Cecil Castellucci whom I’m interviewing later today for Stun, when I heard the news. In the book is a Thoreau quote that stuck with me for the rest of the day:
“What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?”