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this day in crime history: december 9, 1935

On this date in 1935, newspaperman Walter Liggett was murdered in an alley behind his home in Minneapolis. Liggett, editor and founder of a weekly newspaper called The Midwest American, published stories that exposed the links between government officials and organized crime. 117 more words

True Crime

The history of tea - Shunan Teng

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Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water –– and from sugary Turkish Rize tea to salty Tibetan butter tea, there are almost as many ways of preparing the beverage as there are cultures on the globe. 19 more words

Culture

Boy, Oh Boy, #RIP #SongLyricSunday

December gloom.

I haven’t been participating in
Song Lyric Sunday
for several weeks now, but December brings with it a whole lot of emotion: both joyousness and gloominess. 684 more words

Kerry's Causes

Becoming Book Review

When we admire someone, we forget that they are fellow human beings who go through the same ups and downs that we  all do.

When… 198 more words

Books

In Memory of Glenn Miller

In memory of Glenn Miller, lost December 15, 1944 in World War II and these are  cenotaph memorials as he was never found. You can read more about him at… 118 more words

Find-A-Grave

That time an elephant walked across the surface of the Thames...

I was originally thinking of starting this blog with a recounting of the Great Stink of 1858, but I decided to go with something a little more seasonal. 775 more words

History