Thursday, March 24, 2011
Alexia Berry, a Boston-based photographer, emailed us this image yesterday from beautiful Tioman Island in Malaysia.
Quote of the Day
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
Image ... On the beach. Tioman Island, Malaysia. By Alexia Berry.
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Happy birthday Alexia!
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Henry David Thoreau
In Boston and its environs King was walking in the backyard of one of his most important intellectual influences, Henry David Thoreau. He and "this courageous New Englander" had first crossed paths while he was in his teens at Morehouse College in Atlanta as the World War II was ending.
When I went to Morehouse as a freshman in 1944, my concern for racial and economic justice was already substantial.... To be continued.
Image ... Witch hazel. Fenway Victory Gardens, Boston.