It's hard to believe that it was one year ago today that I was standing in Glasgow, Scotland about to enter the Botanical Gardens. In classic Glasgow tradition the weather went from bright sunshine, to a raw saturating mist and everything in between in what felt like five minutes. While across the world, the most powerful earthquake in Japan's history followed by a horrific and devestating tsunami claimed the lives of 15,850 innocent people.
I had returned to Scotland last year to honor and memorialize my Maternal Grandfather who 70 years ago had lost his family during the Clydebank Blitz.
Here is that story:
Michael James Lee