Tuesday, April 17, 2007

When bad things happen

The last 24 hours have been focused on the terrible event at Virgina Tech, even so here in California, even though we are a continent away.

Horrible and devastating. There aren't words strong enough to even describe such a thing.

One thing I do appreciate here is that there are several 24 hours news channels I can tune into when something happens. I don't have to wait for the "news"at night, but can follow the events develop as they happen and when I have a chance to catch up.

But sometimes it can also get too much. Sometimes the husband has to to turn off the news and say "enough". When you've heard the horrible news over and over and over again, and things just doesn't get better, only worse.

My thoughts are with the families of the lost.

3 comments:

Annika said...

It is so terrible...I cannot understand it. It is so eerie everywhere here in VA, and probably everywhere else too. Turns out that many kids from the DC area died. And that the killer is from the same county as I live in...
My thoughts are so with the families now...

miranda said...

Its horrible isn't it.
I get locked in thoughts about these things and there comes a point where you just have to give up trying to make sense of how or why. Those poor families.
Think i'll give the kids an extra hug tonight.

JaCal said...

Annika - I can understand that - must be horrible. To be so close, just right where it happened.

Miranda - yes, I tend to be so hooked up that I have to take a break. You sure hug you kids harder and wonder if you will ever dare to let them leave the house...