Today, August 21st, is National Senior Citizens Day, and I’m paying homage to it by posting one of my Black and White images, “Thanksgiving in Riverdale,” which features a woman (Catherine) who was a dear friend of mine. Catherine died a number of years ago; and her obituary referred to as “a poet and a walker.”
I discussed both this image and Catherine’s importance in my life in one of very first entries on TLLG’s Blogger Pages.
It is my valuing persons like Catherine that keeps me continuing with volunteer work that I have done for the elderly, for nearly nine years, at an assisted living center, in NYC, where I live.
I’m also using this day to spread the word about the project I’ve launched on indiegogo, which through voices of what lives in a garden, will indeed raise awareness about the value of senior citizens and the elderly community, adhering to my Campaign’s slogan, “The very old, they are miracles like the just born; close to the end is precious like close to the beginning.”