By Johna Till Johnson
Photos by Vladimir Brezina
Many benches in NYC’s Central Park bear engraved metal plaques. For a donation, one can endow a bench as part of the Park’s “Adopt-a-Bench” program.
As you might imagine, the engravings are sometimes sentimental, and often heartbreaking. Too often, they memorialize a loved one who’s clearly still missed by grieving friends and relatives: “To my beloved…”, “In memory of my dear…”
And then there’s this one:
It made us laugh. And agree that it’s something to be grateful for!