Before we start, let’s take a quiz. One question only, multiple choice. Go on – you know you want to. QUESTION: Look at the picture below: Can you identify who this is? Is it . . . A brilliant but disreputable (and proud of it!) classic mystery blogger (HINT: his name rhymes with “cray-cray”); A … Continue reading PAUL ET MOI DANS LE GRAND POMME!
Yes, thank you, I had a very nice trip to New York. We even had a weekend of glorious weather, with no humidity, cool breezes and (relatively) fresh air. And thanks again for understanding my desire to not sit in front of the laptop every night, putting words together to describe my feelings about the … Continue reading THEATRICAL OCTET, PART ONE: Save the Children
Can you believe 2018 is halfway over? Given some of the stuff we’ve had to suffer through involving world affairs, watching the news for an hour can seem endless. Yet the days flow by so quickly! I just blinked, and my first month of summer vacation is over! So . . . Happy July, everybody! … Continue reading JULY FIRST – LEARNING TO LET IT GO
At work, I’m not known for my technical savvy. When something breaks (well, more often, it’s not broken; I just don’t know how to work it), I turn to those more inclined to understand this crazy fast-paced, world of swiping and Insta-chatting: my students. (Special thanks to Alyssa and her dad, who keep on helping … Continue reading THE FUNNIEST MAN ON RADIO
It’s funny the things that pop into your head while you’re driving. For instance, I was cruising down the highway the other day, and I slid in Disc 17 of Elizabeth George’s latest opus, The Punishment She Deserves. And as the latest chapter of this 18 disc/690 page long mystery began to play, it struck … Continue reading ON AND ON AND ON (BUT BETTER): The Punishment She Deserves
Do you need to catch up? Okay, let’s go! CHAPTER ELEVEN: THE MAN AT THE WINDOW The delightful entr’acte that opens this chapter takes place at Sir Henry Merrivale’s house, where Dr. Michael Tairlaine has a sleepover with His Corpulence! Many games are played and much whiskey is drunk, after which H.M. bestows upon Tairlaine … Continue reading READ-ALONG WITH BRADLEY: The Red Widow Murders, Part Two
It seemed a good idea at the time, but in the cold light of day, calling this event “GADzooks!” seems a shuddering case of The Cutes! The Puzzle Doctor calls his a “chapter to chapter”, and JJ will appear with his own “Spoiler Warning” in this format in July! True to form, PD remains spoiler-free, … Continue reading READ-ALONG WITH BRADLEY! The Red Widow Murders: Part One