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  August 10, 1934 Sweetheart: We had a very enjoyable walk and talk tonight. Afterward, we went over and sat at the feet of old Serenity in Euclid Park. Remember, dear, I bought you a bouquet of gladiolas as a token of my love. A photograph and a diary entry blend to bring understanding and resolution for humanity.  Journal entry, August 10, 1934 : Sweetheart: We had a very enjoyable walk and talk tonight. Afterward, we went over and sat at the feet of old Serenity in Euclid Park. Remember, dear, I bought you a bouquet of gladiolas as a token of my love. The photo: In 1934 the statue Serenity is worthy of a snapshot to preserve a memory. In the future, the photo will get tucked inside the darkness of a box of Henry’s fond memories. The photographer is Grace, a mother who fourteen years later will die and leave behind five young children. The man in the photo is Henry posing with Serenity, the father of the five children that will become motherless.             Throughout the ensuing d

Serenity Through the Years

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SERENITY THROUGH THE YEARS Journal Entry August 10, 1934: Sweetheart, we had an enjoyable walk in the park today and sat at the feet of old Serenity.  Remember Dear, I bought you a bouquet of gladiolas as a token of my love.