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Teens recall racist experiences

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in August 1963. In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday, January 15, Town & Village intern Kristy Ye-Ling interviewed fellow students at Gramercy’s School of The Future, asking if they had ever experienced racism. 256 more words


10 of the best UK winter escapes

A good way to break up the winter is with a few days in the countryside. We’ve picked stays across Britain, from cosy B&Bs to stylish holiday homes, many with seasonal offers


The Cat who came for Christmas

“A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.” – St. Francis of Assisi –

Even one sunbeam is a gift from above in mid January and I was particularly grateful they were present early yesterday morning. 179 more words


The best mind, body and spirit breaks

Whether it’s an affordable thermal spa, a yoga break in Ibiza, or something more ambitious, such as a 10-day silent retreat in India, our readers have found wonderful ways to relax


Exploring Brisbane - Day 2

We rose early as we had a big day planned and drove the one hour to Australia Zoo, the home of the original Crocodile Hunter and Wildlife Warrior, Steve Irwin. 317 more words


60 Years Young

Yesterday I celebrated the milestone of turning 60. In honor of the birthday I share with the great Martin Luther King, Jr., it snowed about six inches in Chicago. 362 more words

Exploring Brisbane - Day 1

My Daughter and her Husband moved to Brisbane in September 2017, and I have not seen them since, of course, we have chatted on the phone, Facebook and such, but it is not the same. 392 more words