Monthly Archives: May 2012
this is the 87th book in my series of forgotten or seldom read books How Like An Angel by Margaret Millar, © 1962, Carroll & Graf 2000 mass market paperback, mystery – Joe Quinn, P.I. Private detective Joe Quinn gambles. That’s how he’s … Continue reading
World War II Remembered by the Residents of Kendal at Hanover © 2012, University Press of New England, 2012 trade paperback, non-fiction, autobiography We saw a brief piece on this on the NBC Nightly News a couple of months ago and were both … Continue reading
Today is John F. Kennedy’s birthday. Wish he was still alive.
Enjoy, everyone, and don’t forget the meaning of the day.
As promised, a few things arrived this week. I’m cutting way down, but not completely out. As usual, I can blame Friday Forgotten Books and other blogs for every one of these. Fatal Flourishes by S.S. Rafferty [Avon 1979 mass … Continue reading
It was George Kelly who reminded me with THIS post on his blog today. I’m joining the chorus (of 2) with my own cover and comment. The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever, preface by John Cheever, Alfred A. … Continue reading
this is the 86th book in my series of forgotten books The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie © 1916, Bantam Books 1961 mass market paperback, mystery – first Hercule Poirot It had been a very long time since I read this … Continue reading
Another week with a nice clean slate. I’m sort of doing an up-and-down these last few weeks; this one nothing new. I do have a couple of things on the way, though, so check back next week. Meanwhile, we’ve been … Continue reading
this is the 85th book in my series of forgotten books A Killing in Comics by Max Alan Collins © 2007, Berkeley Prime Crime 2001 trade paperback, mystery, 1st in Jack Starr “comics mysteries” series I like the writing of Max Alan Collins, … Continue reading
Every now and then I post an update on our garden, and I figured it was time. This is the first year we’ve really been able to do anything, and we’re enjoying it immensely. We’ve had some nice warm weather, and the … Continue reading
Here in Portland, it’s Summer! It was been in the 80s all weekend and was 88 yesterday, (a new record high, hottest May 14 ever), glorious heat and sun, and believe me, we’ve been enjoying it. So I decided it … Continue reading
Tom Roberts at Black Dog Books has done it again, and I couldn’t resist. So a package from Black Dog arrived a few days ago with three new things. Also arriving were a pre-order that was placed last Fall and something … Continue reading
My Wife did something this morning she hasn’t done in many, many years, since she lived in Denver. She did a 5K walk. She can’t run due to her knees, but she walks at about 15-16 minute/mile at 5K length, … Continue reading
I was away from the tech Sunday 12:01:01 until Noon Monday in observance of No Tech Sunday. We turned off and left off the computers, cell phones, etc. The only tech, if it can be called that, we used were … Continue reading