The Smoke of My Own Breath: Today in History

Darlings, did you know that on today’s day in history in 1871, M. F. Gale patented the cigar lighter?  For the full story, go visit Superficial Gallery for Today in History with Eva Halloween! Since the history of cigars is laced with a strong female touch, from the first U.S. cigar rolling operation in 1801 to the daring cigar-smoking ladies of the 1920’s, here’s a few cigar-loving ladies, past and present. Go to Today in History for the full gallery!

As the indomitable George Burns said, “Happiness is a good martini, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman … or a bad woman, depending on how much happiness you can stand.”  I say cheers to that, sweetlings.

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9 replies

  1. Please leave comments on Eva’s post over on my site. That is the only way I will know she didn’t make you all up in her head.

    I’M WATCHING YOU ALL! :)

  2. See what happened? As soon as I said anything everyone disappeared! o_O

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