M.B. HENRY

It’s time for a poetry break. I know you’re used to my series “Let Me Tell You How I Died,” exploring the sacrifices made by soldiers and civilians in various military...

Has anyone ever told you you’re crazy? You hit them with an idea you’re super stoked about, only to have them slap it down with a callous wave of the hand....

Once upon a time, eight or nine years ago in fact, a young woman with a flair for history left her cramped, leaky studio apartment and drove to the Burbank/Bob Hope...

Animals – the beautiful, elegant, and cuddly creatures we share our humble planet with. As a student of military history, I’ve come across many spots in otherwise grim battlefield memoirs about...

Hello Dear Friends of WordPress and beyond. Like the rest of you, I am disturbed and troubled by the outbreak sweeping the globe as I sit here and type this. It’s...

The year was 1851, and it was a still, silent night on the Harvard Campus in Boston, Massachusetts. Dew beaded the spacious and lush grounds. Night birds sang and crickets chirped....

Call Me. Be Mine. True Love. Kiss Me. Don’t get any ideas, I’m not flirting with you. These are just some of the most common sayings found on everybody’s favorite valentine...

What’s the coolest present that you’ve ever received for an anniversary? My husband and I do anniversaries a little bit different. We don’t really buy each other gifts. Instead, we pick...

Once upon a Holiday season in 1885, some generous folks put up a Christmas tree in a Chicago hospital. As everyone did back then, they illuminated the evergreen with lit candles....

You know, I was so excited to post this yesterday for 11/11, but sometimes things don’t go as they ought! I took a bit of a tumble off the kitchen counter...