Author: Crystal Dalene

  • Memorial Day – Remember The Lost

    Memorial Day – Remember The Lost

    On the last Monday, each May, we celebrate Memorial Day. For many, this means a day at the beach or by the pool with barbeques and fun. They use this holiday to celebrate the start of summer. In fact, in a survey of two thousand Americans in 2020, less than half knew the reason for […]

  • Small Towns With Big Art To Visit This Summer

    Small Towns With Big Art To Visit This Summer

    USA Today tells about “These 10 small towns have the best arts scenes, according to our readers“. In the USA Today 10 Best Reader’s Choice Awards, they voted for these towns. Each small town supports the arts in a big way. They have galleries and museums and lots of local artists. If you enjoy visiting […]

  • Stanislav Petrov Honored For Brave Decision

    Stanislav Petrov Honored For Brave Decision

    On May 21, 2004, Stanislav Petrov received the World Citizen Award for his brave decision that stopped a nuclear war from happening. In September 1980 a Korean airplane moved too far into Soviet airspace. The Soviet Union shot it down killing almost 300 people. The flight included some United States Congress members. Later that same […]

  • Maryland State Song Repealed By Governor

    Maryland State Song Repealed By Governor

    NPR News tells that “Maryland Repeals State Song That Called Lincoln A ‘Tyrant’“. In 1861, James Randall wrote a poem called Maryland, My Maryland. The words, set to music, quickly became popular and stayed popular for many years. Then in 1939, the governor at that time adopted it as the Maryland State Song. After many […]

  • Celebrate Eliza Doolittle Day

    Celebrate Eliza Doolittle Day

    One evening the king will say, “Oh, Liza, old thingI want all of England your praises to sing”Next week on the twentieth of MayI proclaim Liza Doolittle dayAll the people will celebrate the glory of you This song from the movie “My Fair Lady” declares May 20th as the day to celebrate Eliza Doolittle. “My […]

  • This Hidden Door – Just Friends

    This Hidden Door – Just Friends

    Amazingly, I slept really well that night. I almost took the necklace off as I dressed but remembered my promise and kept it on. I still had the dream but it actually felt like a dream rather than waking me up with my heart racing every night. Still, I felt the desire to learn more […]

  • Girl Fights Back Foiling Abduction Attempt

    Girl Fights Back Foiling Abduction Attempt

    NBC News tells about “11-year-old girl fights back, escapes attempted abduction at Florida bus stop“. On Tuesday in Florida, a young girl waited for the bus. Suddenly a man grabbed her and ran with her toward his car. The girl fights back, escapes, and ran to tell her parents. Well done. The parents of this […]

  • Anne Boleyn Beheaded By The Sword

    Anne Boleyn Beheaded By The Sword

    A man on a mission, Henry VIII had his second wife Anne Boleyn beheaded by the sword on May 19, 1536, for the crimes of adultery, incest, and treason. But did she do it? Probably not. English King Henry VIII had one goal. He wanted to have a son. In his mind, only a son […]

  • Leaked Video Makes Navy Admit Seeing UFOs

    Leaked Video Makes Navy Admit Seeing UFOs

    MSNBC shares with us a “Leaked video appears to show UFO near Navy ship.” A few years ago, a Navy ship off the coast of San Diego recorded something flying in the air. While they classified the information, a recently leaked video shows it. Taken at night, the video appears grainy and in shades of […]

  • Christopher Marlowe Arrested For Heresy

    Christopher Marlowe Arrested For Heresy

    On May 18, 1593, Queen Elizabeth ordered the arrest of Christopher Marlowe for heresy. Christopher Marlowe grew up as the second child of a shoemaker. As he grew, he entered school as a scholar, receiving a degree in arts. The University of Cambridge almost refused to give him his master’s degree. They felt he missed […]