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It’s a Mystery

There are various types of whodunits or crime novels including detective stories, cozy mysteries, suspense novels, and thrillers, each with its own format. Even though most subject indices list them together as “Mystery and Detective Stories” or just “Mysteries,” a … Continue reading

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Loving our Pets

I think more people like cats than don’t. When one of the “does like cats” marries one of the “doesn’t like cats,” it’s likely the couple will have a dog or no pets at all. Here’s a story of one … Continue reading

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Spend a Day Blogging for Fun

I’ve been writing a book this summer and promoting the two I’ve already written, Catastrophic Connections and Furtive Investigation. What kind of time did I have to update my blogs? Not much. However, I spent most of today updating my … Continue reading

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A Non-Political, Non-Critical Letter to Trump

Sometimes a cozy writer, like me, reads posts by fellow authors that are anything but cozy. Maybe serious, maybe instructive, and sometimes satirical. Here is a post by a warm, helpful author/blogger who has been a great mentor. I like … Continue reading

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Z–Zillion (&the end of the April A-Z Blogging Challenge)

This is a great retirement story. I should say non-retirement story. Fashion design icon, Iris Apfel, is the subject of a new documentary released on April 29. The lady is ninety-three years old.   I became aware of the documentary when … Continue reading

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W–Write, Don’t Wilt

  Penelope loved to work on quilts. She made up stories while she quilted. However, when she tried to write, The notion just plain wilted.   Athena always liked to knit. She dreamed stories while she knitted. But putting those on paper? … Continue reading

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T–Trolley Track Trail

Of all the former rail paths turned into hiking/biking trails in the United States, none could be more popular or prettier than the Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail in Kansas City.  The crushed limestone trail runs on the former alignment … Continue reading

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