The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants issued an excellent article last week titled NJSCPA Will Never Forget 9-11. Without question, we all know where we were on that fateful day. I was wrapping up a breakfast meeting with one of our accounting firm’s construction company clients when an eerie silence fell over the restaurant. As we heard rumblings about planes crashing into the World Trade Center, our waiter came over to confirm what was milling about the room. I quickly paid the tab, and then the client and I stepped outside to make phone calls to find out what the heck was going on; we were not alone in this activity outside the restaurant. In those pre-smart phone days, we didn’t have the ease of instantly tuning in the news via what we held in our hand. How technology has changed in the last decade…
I urge you to read this post on the NJSCPA site. As an editor friend of mine commented to me earlier today, “It was a surreal day…and still is.”
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