Happy Birthday, Peacemakers!

January 14, 1875 Albert Schweitzer “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” January 17, 1942 Mohammed Ali “Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams –...

Happy Birthday, Peacemakers!

January 10, 1834 Lord Acton “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” January 10, 1864 George Washington Carver “How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with...
Monday’s Monument: BreakFree, Hyde Park, New York

Monday’s Monument: BreakFree, Hyde Park, New York

Hyde Park was the home of Franklin Roosevelt. Outside the Presidential Library, in the Freedom Plaza, is BreakFree, constructed of pieces of the Berlin Wall (which fell in November, 1989.) It was installed in 1994. The sculpture is by Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of...

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