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November 27, 1826–Strike Matches are Invented

Think of your favorite smell. Close your eyes. No…really. For just a moment, close your eyes and imagine your favorite scent filling up the room. It might be hot chocolate. It might be sugar cookies. A pretty perfume. The smell of woods and pine. Your mom’s apple pie. Ok. Now that you’re done, open your… Continue reading November 27, 1826–Strike Matches are Invented

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November 25, 1986–Amber Hagerman of AMBER Alert was Born

Today, Amber Hagerman would be 29 years old. She was born on November 25, 1986. Amber Hagerman is sadly the main reason we have an AMBER Alert system in the United States of America. She is that Amber. As a mother, the thought of having a child abducted horrifies me and makes my blood run cold.… Continue reading November 25, 1986–Amber Hagerman of AMBER Alert was Born

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November 17, 1558 – Queen Elizabeth I Ascends the Throne

I was not going to touch this story today, because it seems like everyone’s favorite story today. However, I keep getting reminded in posts by my partner in crime littlesparksoflife2 that our goal is to do posts that help us to learn. I realized that I do not know a ton about the Elizabethan Period… Continue reading November 17, 1558 – Queen Elizabeth I Ascends the Throne