An announcement was made on the intercom about the breakroom setup, for anyone who was interested. Many people were doing little work, but the supervisors said little. A group of over 100, half of which have only a month left at this job due to downsizing, sat stunned.
I am in Virginia, far removed from the immediate tragedy. I am far enough away from Washington, DC, such that I never feared for my own safety. I am scared by the events of today, though, and doubt I will sleep soundly tonight.