A self-contained village in the Netherlands is modernizing the way we care for dementia patients.
I felt as if I’d been there for days.
"Now, therefore, I, William J. Clinton, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the week of February 21-27, 1993, as "American Wine Appreciation Week." I call upon the people of the United States to observe this week with appropriate ceremonies and activities."
That’s right, it’s American Wine Appreciation Week! Be sure to start off your weekend with “appropriate ceremonies and activities” y’all.
-from the Clinton Library
A 17-year-old student is calling on education secretary, Michael Gove, to help end female genital mutilation in Britain by asking headteachers to train and inform teachers and parents about the horrors of the practice. theguardian.com/end-fgm
His physical form actually works to his advantage. Philip is not particularly any one way, which means he can be anybody at all. One of the most important keys to acting is curiosity. I am curious to the point of being nosy, and I think Philip is the same. What that means is you want to devour lives. You’re eager to put on their shoes and wear their clothes and have them become a part of you. All people contain mystery, and when you act, you want to plumb that mystery until everything is known to you.
We are proud to announce the release of the Shirley Chisholm Forever® stamp. An outspoken politician who shattered barriers of race and gender in the 1960s and 1970s, Chisholm was the first African-American woman ever elected to Congress. She was also the first African American and only the second woman to seek the presidential nomination of a major political party. Her stamp is the 37th in the popular Black Heritage series. Have you collected them all?
Something to make your heart happy: Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary pays tribute to his dear friend Pete Seeger with a performance of “If I Had a Hammer.”