Monthly Archives: June 2008

Crime Beat: One For The Road

  Mom charged with fatal DUI visits bar after son’s funeral   ERIE, Pa. — An Erie County woman charged in the drunk-driving death of her son went to a bar after his funeral instead of reporting back to jail, … Continue reading

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Two Gross Stories

  Two Gross Stories A couple of customers, a man and a woman, strangers to each other if not to me, stood by the desk, the three of us talking. In the course of the story two extremely gross stories … Continue reading

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Crime Beat: Partially Clothed Screaming Woman

  This is the first Crime Beat item I’ve ever personally witnessed, and let me tell you it was not as interesting as it sounds…     Police called to aid screaming woman   Ann Arbor Police were called to … Continue reading

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Waiting For Heather — Part 5

Dag, it looks like I poked the hornet’s nest again. But nothing gets rid of varmits faster than a little shot of the Hypnagogic Journal! It’s been a long time since Part 4 of Waiting For Heather, but the world … Continue reading

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Apres Le Deluge

  Shhhh – wait — I think we’re alone now. Seems like THEY aren’t watching anymore. Whew, well I guess THAT storm blew over. One of my little billet doux (now removed) caused quite a ruckus, a lot more hits … Continue reading

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Quote Bag: Over Cooked?

  O.K., I admit it, I can’t stop reading Thomas H. Cook and writing down the choice bits of prose I come across. Like these lines from one of his best books Breakheart Hill: I thought of her all the … Continue reading

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Crime Beat: Six Feet Under

Police mystified as 6th severed foot discovered              ASSOCIATED PRESS                  ___________ VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Another human foot was found Wednesday on a British Columbia shoreline, the second this week and the sixth within a year in a mystery that … Continue reading

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Our Mission Statement

  Feeble puffing is not my forte. It will do these fellows good to hear the truth, and stimulate them to worthier efforts.   — E. A. Poe

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The Thomas Cook Affair

When the chips are down and Robin and I ask each other why we got into this vexing business we always say "the authors." To have an opportunity to talk with and get to know a writer whose works you … Continue reading

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The Mayor’s Freen Fair

  There are barriers on the street corners waiting to be dragged out to block off the streets. At 9:30 the bags are already over the parking meters proclaiming that anyone there after 2 p.m. will be towed. It must … Continue reading

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