Monthly Archives: February 2022
I was quite young at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and really only recall being vaguely aware of grown-up talk connected to newspaper and television reports, so I was obviously not all that concerned. Media coverage today takes many forms and is much more extensive, so kids are likely to feel concerned. https://apnews.com/article/how-to-talk-to-children-about-russia-invasion-ukraine-78e940dfaeada370107f2d5ba1a1dda8
Harriet Tubman led many slaves to freedom via the Underground Railway, and was a pretty good spy, too. https://www.history.com/news/harriet-tubman-combahee-ferry-raid-civil-war
This story is told in the children’s book, Ron’s Big Mission, by Rose Blue and Corinne Naden.
With Valentine’s Day coming up, an example of how love can be eternal. Religious divisions between Catholics and Protestants went on long after the Reformation and were obviously still strong in Roermond, Holland when a Catholic woman and Protestant man married and shared life together for thirty-eight years. Because of those divisions, they were not […]
Question: A royal baby born on February 11th was, in turn, the daughter, sister, niece, wife, mother, and grandmother of a King of England. Who was she? Answer: Elizabeth of York, born February 11th, 1466. https://britroyals.com/tudor.asp?id=elizabeth_york