Monthly Archives: September 2014

New Arrivals and Current Reading, September 22 – 28, 2014

I’m changing my format on these post somewhat. Since I have few new arrivals these days, I’ll do a post on those as things come in. I’ll continue to do a Current Reading post each Monday.  New Arrivals Surprise! I … Continue reading

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New Arrivals and Current Reading, September 15 – 21, 2014

New Arrivals I’m on a roll, I guess, nothing new again. After a few days with cooler temperatures, we’re back in the mid-high 80s and beyond. No rain in the forecast for weeks yet, making this the driest late Summer-early … Continue reading

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ffb: Stakeout On Page Street by Joe Gores

this is the 153rd in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Stakeout On Page Street by Joe Gores Crippen & Landru, 2000 hardcover, mystery – short stories – DKA I like Gores’ DKA [Daniel Kearny Associates] novels a lot and … Continue reading

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Concrete Angel by Patricia Abbot

Patricia Abbott, short story writer extraordinaire, will be releasing her debut novel, with Polis Books, in the Summer of 2015. “Eve Moran has always wanted “things” and has proven both inventive and tenacious in both getting and keeping them – … Continue reading

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New Arrivals and Current Reading, September 8 – 14, 2014

New Arrivals Once again, nothing. The hot weather continues, several days in the 90s, very windy, humidity in the low teens and we have had zero rain since early July. We’re parched! Many fires burning, one just 22 miles east … Continue reading

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Meme: 25 Rock ‘N’ Roll songs

What 25 songs would you pick to describe your personal history with rock ‘n’ roll? You can start whenever you like, end whenever you like, include whomever you like. This is more of a “favorites” list that shows your history with … Continue reading

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New Arrivals and Current Reading, September 1 – 7, 2014

New Arrivals No books, CDs, etc. Nada. The new refrigerator and freezer come sometime Monday, that’s it. It’s continued quite hot here, and I’ve been under the weather too, including my eyes bothering me a lot. Another new pair of … Continue reading

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ffb: Rocket to the Morgue

this is the 152nd in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Rocket to the Morgue  Anthony Boucher – first published as by H.H. Holmes, Dell – 1942 – paperback mystery novel (newer edition shown) “Leona Marshall stretched her long legs out on … Continue reading

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oooh! New, shiny!

When we bought this house, it had an Amana refrigerator/freezer, which has worked just fine for us for several years. Until last week. Suddenly we had things in the refrigerator part freezing, things in the freezer thawing. We adjusted every … Continue reading

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