Autumn Ritual + Reflections on My 9/11 Experience

Please note this is my personal experience of shadow and light. For some it may not be the easiest of stories, choose to read on as you like. Twenty years ago I was mugged at gunpoint. It was my home town of St. Louis. In the early hours of September 11, 2001. I learned in that moment I wasn’t the tough girl I tried to be, but someone who froze in the face of danger. Once the assailants ran away with my purse, my adrenaline kicked in. Me and my friend got in my car and tried