Category Archives: Enjoying the Journey

If You Fail to Plan, You Are Planning to Fail

The first posting of IWSG is upon us, and 2018 is shaping up to be a fabulous year! Benjamin Franklin’s sage words play right into the question Captain Ninja has posed for January:  “What steps have you taken or plan to take … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions – a Pictorial

For 2018, I firmly resolve to:   Quit my day job.   Read more books   Kill more people (but only if they really need killing).   Work out more.   Drink more wine.   Embrace the unusual.   Unleash … Continue reading

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We Call It Research*

My partner in crime and fellow mystery writer Anna Adams and I sneaked away for an autumn “research trip” in downtown Chicago. We love kicking along fall foliage, which was still damp from the previous day’s storm, seeking inspiration for … Continue reading

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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

and it was amazing! Sunday. The air hung hot with muggy heat that sucked the strength right out of you. Anyone with a brain was inside, air conditioning blasting full force. Coe and I had eaten an early dinner and … Continue reading

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Three Years Down the Rabbit Hole

  Alice asked the Cheshire Cat, who was sitting in a tree, “What road do I take?” The cat asked, “Where do you want to go?” “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “it really doesn’t matter, does … Continue reading

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