I would say a chilly, rainy day was perfect to mark September 11th, but I remember what a perfectly perfect day it was 8 years ago until…
The Dearly Beloved and I spent the damp evening watching two movies we’ve always meant to see start-to-finish and never had.
The first was 22-year-old Moonstruck. And what really struck us, aside from the great performances by Cher, Cage, Dukakis, Aiello, Gardenia, and the rest were the shots of the World Trade Center. On September 11th. What are the odds?
Fate works in strange ways.
We then moved on to the 67-year-old Casablanca. Believe it or not, we had never seen it start-to-finish.
And at the conclusion, when Claude Rains told his men, “Round up the usual suspects,” it just seemed a fitting end to the day.