And There Was

It’s funny how the mind reacts at time like this, isn’t it? All I can think about are my friends and family. I have no reason to think any of them are in immediate danger, but I’m worrying about them in any case. And in turn, that sets off “I thought I didn’t have to do this any more!” sorts of thoughts in my head. (For those unaware – a large number of my family, and some of my friends are Northern Irish. Part of my life, growing up, was worrying every time something was on the news about explosions and death in Belfast. I was fucking delighted when the peace treaties were signed.) And while I’m thinking all these thoughts, I’m also wondering what the consequences of all this will be – as soon as blame is assigned, there’s going to be something vast and horrible coming out of the US…

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