Monthly Archives: January 2015

I’m interviewed on Omnimystery News today.

Click here to read what your favorite and mine has to say.

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Ronald Reagan advertising the Union Pacific Domeliner City of Los Angeles

Before he was governor, before he was president, actor Ronald Reagan appeared in these Union Pacific Railroad ads in the National Geographic in the mid-1950s. The Domeliner City of Los Angeles is the same train that was featured in the I Love … Continue reading

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The Man Who Asked to Be Killed, a cozy mystery for men and for women who like men. Have a beer with Buddy while he tells you what the fuck is going on.

PAPERBACK OR KINDLE EDITION AT  Amazon  BARNES&NOBLE.COM paperback OR Nook, OR FOR Kobo, OR BUY FROM POWELL BOOKS, OR ORDER AT ANY BOOKSTORE.  The Carlsberg Beer ad above  is from DesignYourWay.Net and the photo below from Party With Me. If your evenings begin and end like this, good … Continue reading

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A London shop window, next to or a part of Gordon Gridley’s Antiques, Islington High Street

  “Here lies the victim of untied shoe laces.”   Todd and I were in London briefly in October. I’m ever surprised by English English. A recording repeated that our city bus was “on diversion.” In the States we’d say … Continue reading

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Good Neighbor George: in this case Stephenopolous, down the hall

Todd and I spent spring semester ’92 in Madrid. Not being politicos, we didn’t care that we were missing a presidential primary season and paid little attention to what was happening in the US. A friend visiting Madrid mentioned that … Continue reading

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