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I Want You Just the Way You Are*

One of the things about real-life humans is that we all have our vulnerabilities. I don’t personally know anyone who has no physical limitations, even among people who are young and in good health. 1,123 more words

Agatha Christie

Livin' it Up When I Hit the Ground*

You may not even remember the last time you used one, because we use them so frequently. And a lot of times we don’t even think about it when we do. 1,145 more words

Agatha Christie

Zoning Issues Complicate Plan For Oscar Hammerstein Museum in Doylestown

By Brad Segall

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A development battle could be brewing in Doylestown (Bucks County), Pa., where the grandson of legendary lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II… 230 more words

Entertainment

Teaser Tuesday 12/30/2014: "Fer-de-Lance"

So this week I’m reading–or rather, re-reading–a book, Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout, that’s printed on actual paper. Aged, yellowing paper, even!  This is the 50th anniversary edition, published in 1984, which means that if it were published now it would be the 80th anniversary edition.  521 more words

Writing

Nero Wolfe Cookbook

Stout, Rex. The Nero Wolfe Cookbook. New York: Viking Press, 1973.

This is one of those cookbooks I would call “unique” just because it isn’t just a bunch of recipes with a common theme. 236 more words

Book Review

When Sleuths Buy Gifts ;-)

Have you ever taken part in a ‘Secret Santa’ gift exchange? Sometimes it’s called a ‘Kris Kringle,’ and sometimes a ‘Pollyanna.’ There are other names for it too. 718 more words

Agatha Christie

The Black Orchids

The Black Orchids

by Rex Stout

It is always a treat to read a Nero Wolfe mystery. The man has entered our folklore”.–The New York Times Book Review.

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