- Current Reading: The Hooded Gunman John Curran
- Forgotten Stories: English Country House Murders
- Current Reading: The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor
- Forgotten Books: The Measure of Malice
- Current Reading: Slugfest by Reed Tucker
- Forgotten Books: The Shadow: Partners of Peril
- Bouchercon: Have Fun!
- Current Reading: Incoming – Books of Interest
- Happy Birthday to Me!
- Forgotten Books: The Shadow: Lingo
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Monthly Archives: June 2015
At least the garden seems to be happy. Here’s an arrangement from the back garden, picked this morning. Alstromeria, Iris, Roses, Crocosmia and Snapdragons.
The hot weather continues, and it makes me cranky. I’m still reading short stories. From The Bottom of the Harbor by Joseph Mitchell Forward by Luc Sante Up In the Old Hotel The Bottom of the Harbor The Rats on … Continue reading
this is the 175th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books We’ll Always Have Murder by Bill Crider, Ibooks 2003 hardcover – mystery novel featuring Humphrey Bogart and Terry Scott “I was dreaming about something that involved me, Rita Hayworth … Continue reading
I’ve listened to and enjoyed the music of the Gerald Wilson Orchestra for years. I’ve never been disappointed by what I heard. I have heard them live once, at the Playboy Jazz Festival in the Hollywood Bowl, sometime in the Eighties, I … Continue reading
Yikes! It’s been hot here, and it’s just about to get hotter. It was in the mid 80s today, after several days of the same, but tomorrow the forecast is for high 80s, Thursday mid 90s, Friday high 90s, Saturday … Continue reading
Heat continues. I’ve been fighting computer problems. We slog on. I’m still reading short stories, same collections, which is okay, except there are novels I want to get to. from The Black Lizard Big Book Of Locked-Room Mysteries: The Aluminium Dagger – … Continue reading
To all you fathers out there, happy your day. Hope you enjoy the heck out of it! I don’t have any kids, so I don’t qualify, but my cat – whom I suppose considers me his dad – bought me a … Continue reading
I got the problems solved, it seems, so for now things are back to normal.
I’ve been having minor computer problems off and on, but it’ been getting worse and yesterday I couldn’t open any webpages or get email on the big iMac. Same today, though the laptop could get some mail. It’s taken a … Continue reading