Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Temporary Cat

We have a cat – probably temporarily. Her master died and then her mistress fell and broke some bones and is currently undergoing rehabilitation in a nursing home. We volunteered to care for the cat until her mistress comes home.  … Continue reading

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January Thaw Self-Promotion

We’ve been enjoying an unusually long January Thaw – a few days every year when the winter is interrupted by mild weather, temperatures above freezing. This year it’s gone on for almost two weeks. But it ends today. Still mild … Continue reading

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Getting Re-Published

I have nothing to say. Seriously, nothing. Well, one thing: There is a collection of short stories, some written by me, some written by me and Ellen, some written by Ellen. The title is a play on a state characteristic … Continue reading

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The Eagle Has Landed

I am more than willing to agree with any critic who points out that the cozy or traditional mystery sub-genre is unrealistic. Especially the sub-sub-genre I write in: the amateur sleuth. Good heavens, what is this person with no training, … Continue reading

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Not So Soft Kitty

Five of the people supposed to come to our New Year’s Eve party, all living in the same house, came down with flu and so stayed home. So it was a much smaller gathering than we’d hoped and planned for. … Continue reading

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