- Current Reading: Michael Sullivan, Hank Phillipi Ryan
- Friday Forgotten: The Way the Future Was by Frederik Pohl
- Current Reading: Tuckman, Harris
- Friday Forgotten: The Happy Birthday Murder by Lee Harris
- Current Reading: Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
- Friday Forgotten: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
- Current Reading: Krueger, Dionne
- Forgotten: Fanuilh by Daniel Hood
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Category Archives: At Home in Portland
I mentioned on Monday that we got a new cat. Here he is. We’d had to put Belle, our fifteen-year-old female, down due to ill health. We were very sad and missed her terribly, but decided we needed a new cat … Continue reading
Though not yet for everyone across the land, here in Portland we have Spring. I thought I’d share a few pictures taken in our garden over the last couple of days. By the way, I haven’t forgotten my promise to … Continue reading
We’ve had our Christmas roast and trimmings on Christmas Eve, and it started snowing about dinner time, so it will be a white Christmas here. Here’s hoping everyone has the very happiest and merriest of Christmases!
I first became aware of Bill Crider while browsing the mystery section of a large BookStar store in Southern California, finding the cover of one of his books intriguing and buying it. I was buying a lot of books then, … Continue reading
If you haven’t already, please read this: https://billcrider.blogspot.com/2017/12/update.html I am terribly saddened, as, I’m sure, will be all of Bill’s many, many friends and acquaintances. Of course we’ll miss the blog, but not nearly as much as the man. Our prayers … Continue reading
There is a great deal to be thankful for today, and every day! I’m so thankful to be alive, thankful for my wife, our home and garden, the cat, to be living where we do. It’s a cool, blustery, rainy … Continue reading
I know it’s been a long time since I posted anything new here at Tip the Wink, but I had to break my silence after reading this book. Timeless – Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic by Armand Baltazar … Continue reading
Lately my energy and productivity are at a low ebb, with heat, health, and other things occupying my mind. So I’ve decided to put the blog on pause for a while. Catch you later.
It is unusually, awful, nastily, horribly, miserably hot here, in the entire Pacific Northwest, from Seattle down through northern California, and we hates it (as Gollum would say). Three more days in triple digits, then several still in the 90s … Continue reading
It’s peak Summer garden time, and I took some photos Sunday. Our Lilies are especially magnificent this year. Lots of pictures for you. Click to see larger image.