Monthly Archives: August 2009

Anvil’s Interstellar Patrol

Interstellar Patrol – Christopher Anvil, Baen Books 2004 paperback, “Colonization” series, 592 pages Interstellar Patrol II – Christopher Anvil, Baen Books 2007 paperback, “Colonization” series, 882 pages The pseudonym of Harry C. Crosby Jr., “Christopher Anvil” was one of my favorite authors in the days I … Continue reading

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The Drop off

I just dropped off the cat at the clinic where she will receive radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroid condition. I think I was more stressed out than she was. She’ll be back towards the end of this coming week, at … Continue reading

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They say the heat drives THEM in…

…and they’re here. We’ve been having plenty of heat, and for the last couple of months we’ve had plenty of ants too. Ants aren’t that much of a problem here in SoCal, at least most of the time. But in the … Continue reading

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The Brownstone House of Nero Wolfe

by Ken Darby, Little, Brown and Company, 1983 hardcover Recently I saw a mention of Nero Wolfe’s house, and it made me reach for this book. I pulled it off the shelf intending to find and examine the floor plan for … Continue reading

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It’s About the Cat

Don’t expect a lot of posts about cats, dogs and children in this space. But just now, coinciding with my starting up this blog, I have a worry about one of my cats, Charlotte. When we noticed her losing weight … Continue reading

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I Guess Ya Gotta Start Somewhere

Welcome! Stick around for a minute or two, come back a few times, before you decide about this (one of millions) blog. It’d be nice to think someone gives a hoot about what I think, and might even pick up … Continue reading

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