It 's Friday the 13th. Mean anything to you? Doesn't to me, but I was thinking about what I wanted to write today and after a week of a virtual news onslaught here in New York City about 9/11, I reached the proverbial fork in the road. Would I write a column that was entirely devoid of any reference to 9/11 or would I follow what seems to be the norm for most columnists and journalists this week--that is, touch the subject?

My colleague, Tracey Miller-Segarra, editor in chief of Electronic Accountant, just did a rather moving piece on what transpired a year ago and I had no way I was going to try and top that. Actually, no one could ever top the horror of what actually happened.

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