Monthly Archives: November 2013

A vintage crime scene: classic cars await the steam-pulled Chippewa at Coleman, WI, 1938.

I love shots like this because I love vintage crime (and I love trains). Photo from Trains magazine archive, reproduced in The Hiawatha Story, Jim Scribbons.

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A different kind of web: black and yellow argiope or garden spider

Common to North America, this one was in our garden and new to me. Todd is the gardener, not I.

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Saying good-bye to summer

Reblogged from, one of the first blogs I found and one I return to frequently. (There this photo was reblogged from With Twelve Notes.) Looking at Nelson Carpenter’s blog is like sipping wine: nothing is required of you but pure … Continue reading

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Fall comes to Annapolis

Trees lining a private drive that leads to the Little Magothy River, an inlet of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Join me and 7 other novelists plus a 1st-of-the-month guest blogger at the blogzine Late Last Night Books

“Because so much reading, writing, and living happens after-hours”  Interviews, book reviews, insights. Banner photo adapted from Paulo Barcellos Sin-City, Wikimedia Commons.

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