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Ray Bradbury: Supreme Storyteller

Photo Courtesy of Alan Light Ray Bradbury, Supreme Storyteller Ray Bradbury, author of numerous works of science-fiction,  was born on August 22nd 1920, in Waukegan, Illinois. As a fascinating piece of his history, he was descended from Mary Bradbury, who was tried, convicted and sentenced to hang in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. His […]

Trump Won’t Go Away

Photo Credit Trump Won’t Go Away America is in another election season, this one for the big guy, the top banana, the President of the United States. Our current President, Donald J. Trump won’t go away. He is up for re-election in 2020, having won in 2016 by Electoral Votes. His opponent Hillary Clinton took […]

Why Is Maureen O’Hara Buried In Arlingto

Photo Credit Rest In Peace, Maureen O’Hara, 1920-2015 Maureen O’Hara, beautiful talented actress, passed away on October 24th, 2015. The news stated that her burial is to be in Arlington National Cemetery. Many people, including this author, wondered why she would be buried there, since she was not a veteran. First, let’s learn a bit […]

Bitter Tears by Johnny Cash

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Judy Schweitzer Bitter Tears by Johnny Cash In the 1970s, Johnny Cash’s interest and compassion for the stories of the American Indian (as they were called in that era) grew, as the public became more aware of an activist group known as AIM ( American Indian Movement). Johnny recorded an album […]

Things You Might Not Know About Frank Si...

  In The Beginning There Was Francis… Francis Albert Sinatra, born on December 12, 1915, in an upstairs tenement in Hoboken, New Jersey, would grow up to be a force to be reckoned with in America’s music industry. No one knew that yet and his birth certainly didn’t signify that kind of success. He weighed […]

What Killed Edgar Allan Poe?

  The Mystery Begins On the night of October 3, 1849 a man described as “delirious,” and “in great distress…in need of immediate assistance,” was found wandering the streets of Baltimore, Maryland. He was taken to Washington College Hospital, where he died 4 days later. This began an American mystery: What killed Edgar Allan Poe? […]

Donkey vs. Elephant: How It Came To Be

Photo Credit Donkey vs Elephant You may be tired of politics, but if you’ve a sense of humor you may just like this story! If you’ve ever wondered, as I did, how those two particular animals, the donkey and elephant came to be the symbols of two opposing political parties, maybe you might have researched […]

Reclusive-People-With-Empty-Lives

  Photo Credit Photo Credit   Reclusive People With Empty Lives What causes some people to become a hermit or recluse? Could the mystery be in the history of the individual? For millionaires, it’s entirely plausible that they suspect everyone around them of showing affection for them only because of their wealth. For others without […]

 
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