Stories for September 2001

September 13, 2001

Hunting for Zippers in the Emperor’s New Clothes

I remember one night being so scared I wouldn’t go to sleep. I’d been watching Invaders from Mars on TV for the fourth night in a row. When I yelled for my mom, she opened the bedroom door and told…

September 11, 2001

The Remains of the Day

What can I say? 9:30. I was at the Renwick Gallery, which is right across from the White House, for a press preview for a new exhibit our museum is opening this week (at least was scheduled to open)….