Shimi leadership qualities were tested to the limit on D Day. The mission of 1st Commando Brigade or 1st Special Service Brigade, as it was known in June 1944 was to break through German defences on the eastern side of Sword Beach. At lightning speed, they were to fight their way four miles inland to Pegasus Bridge over the Caen Canal, and bring reinforcements to the 6th Airborne Division, relieving the glider borne troops who had taken the bridge at dead of night..
The fine art market for prints during this time, the role of foundations and universities in creating studios, and how various studios lead to the creation of others across the nation are all interesting aspects of this history. The prints included are a collection from many well recognized contemporary artists. Some favorites of mine were from Ed Ruscha, Barbara Kruger, Robert Longo, Chuck Close, Helen Frankenthaler and David Hockney.
Brin became a billionaire in 2004 following the initial public offering of Google. Following their financial success, Forbes named Brin and Page the 5th most powerful people in the world. Wafaa El Sadr: Egypt Egyptian American global health physician Dr. Wafaa El Sadr was raised in Cairo by parents with a mission to help the poor. Entertainer Bob Hope: EnglandAcclaimed comedian and well known actor Leslie Townes Hope was born May 29, 1903, in Well Hall, England. At the age of 4, Hope, along with his parents and siblings, passed through Ellis Island near New York City, before settling in Cleveland, Ohio.
That will not happen here because more rational heads usually prevail. Unfortunately it is true that most Americans have no voice or control over what happens in Washington. They can only watch as the train wreck that is the US government collapses in on itself.
But a flash of sunlight encouraged me to go outside before the expected rain. I was fully dressed, boots laced, umbrella hanging on my belt, when the heavens opened. April Fool, I thought, and prepared to spend the day inside, catching up on my writing.
It takes another 9 to 11 days for the altricial young to fledge, although if they are disturbed at 7 days of age they can already flutter to the ground and later from branch to branch. The parents may continue to feed them for another two weeks. Most swamp sparrows in Pennsylvania raise two broods a season..
The main event on Tuesday is the long awaited return of ALEXANDER WANG to the sale scene. It been a couple of years since the wunderkind has hosted a public sample sale, and this one promises the works at up to 80% off including archive pieces dating back to 2011. Shop through Saturday.