On May 26 in 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their 2nd bed-in for peace at Hotel La Reine Elizabeth, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Bed-ins for Peace were two week-long nonviolent protests against wars, intended as experimental tests of new ways to promote peace. The idea was derived from a “sit-in” (a form of direct action that involves one or more people occupying an area for a protest), in which the group of protesters remain seated in front of or within an establishment until they are evicted, arrested, or their requests are met. John and Yoko took a stand against the Vietnam War with their now-famous slogan, “Make love, not war.”
I will be grilling up shish kabob for Memorial Day on Monday, but I cook it in pans instead of skewering it. I will be using fillet mingon (or beef tenderloin), sausage, peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, potatoes and pineapple chunks which I hope will turn out good.
Respond to this Friday Faithfuls challenge by writing anything about May 26th, or any other thing that you are going through in your life, possibly as a way of recognizing May as Mental Health Awareness Month, or you can go with whatever else that you think fits. If you live in the US, I want to wish you a happy Memorial Day weekend and if not then I wish you peace on Earth. If you have a baby that is due on May 26th, 2023, then the most likely time of this conception was around September 2nd, 2022, and going the other way if your baby is conceived on May 26th, 2023, then the new bundle of joy will be due around February 16th, 2024. It doesn’t matter if the baby was born on May 26th, 2023, or if it will be on February 16th, 2024, as either way it will…
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