good to hear from you betty. i think all on the list knows deri would make
the impression he did. too bad we could not all have been in dc.
From: Betty B [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2001 7:45 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: To my American friends.....
Deri and Lin have an impeccable sense of timing. If they had made plans to
come to the US one day later, their trip would have been spoiled. As it
our thoughts were understandably drawn toward the events of Sept.11.
We had a little get together with some of my neighbors and friends on the
evening of the 11th. About half the guest list was missing, unfortunately,
due to our close proximity to DC. Even so, our gathering was about eight to
ten people strong. Can you remember the number Deri? I'm only guessing.
Everyone fell in love with our charming guests, and what's not to love?
my cat, Jubal, developed his own little bond with Deri. I was not able to
everything for them that I wanted, but Deri and Lin are gracious, kind, and
resourceful people. They made a good time for themselves when I couldn't do
things for them.
Even though they've gone back home, people are still asking about them. The
Deri and Lin Show made quite a hit here. I miss them now that they are
In a message dated 09/30/2001 1:13:29 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
[log in to unmask] writes:
> > On Wednesday 19 Sep 2001 11:50 am, Barber, Kenneth L. wrote:
> > > i have heard nothing from betty, and deri was in washington.
> > i have a friend that worked in the pentagon. have not heard from
> > > her. emailed her from work and home. my good friend, her husband
> > > was a friend i lost to heart disease less than a year ago. i think
> > > i am going to try to find a phone number and call.
> > >
> > Just to let you all know me and Lin now back safe in the UK, arrived
> > this morning.
> > Beat the terrorists to Washington by 9 hours! Betty fine when we left
> > for Philly on the 15th - her computer kaput though - so no email.
> > Betty's home is 2 miles from the Pentagon, the explosion rattled the
> > windows, most of her neighbours work at Pentagon or FBI. Talk about
> > milk curdling when we got to the USA!!
> > I want to write much more - but later.
> > Deri
aut viam inveniam aut faciam
"I will either find a way or make one."