Author Archives: Ellen

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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Happy New Year

It was a lovely, lively Christmas. I remembered to thaw the pork loin and made the mix of onion, apple, bacon and pork in the slow cooker and it was delicious. Everyone came and liked my brunch and liked my … Continue reading

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Christmas

Christmas is on our doorstep, I hope those of you who celebrate this “most wonderful time of the year” in part by shopping are about ready. I think I am, but I’m carrying a twenty dollar bill in my wallet … Continue reading

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Merry

Looks as if we’ll have a white Christmas here in the Twin Cities. There’s about six inches of snow on the ground. It’s light, fluffy stuff, easy to shovel and plow. But it’s very cold outside (in the single digits), … Continue reading

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Evoking Memories

I finally got the tree up and decorated – I really am getting too old for this climbing on ladders, even little ones, but I love it too much to quit. One of the best parts is hanging ornaments I’ve … Continue reading

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