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And Gutenberg Lived Here: Welcome To 1968

Yesterday, while doing the usual

“Midwestern Living” approved

Saturday ride the trolley,


errands bit,

I had one of those sudden brainstorms-

that’s fancy talk for… 470 more words


Folk Medicine

Herbal remedies are certainly part of folk medicine. Tonics were a regular part of the health regimen and reading the ingredients explains why. Willow and poplar bark, spearmint, wormwood and ginseng – all used in various ways now. 317 more words

The Comfort of Crime Fiction

I am currently reading Natural Causes the first book of James Oswald’s Inspector McClean series.

In my current state of depression and distress, I find the procedure and method involved in crime solving calming and comforting. 86 more words


Dead Seeping Shaman by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

Dead Sleeping Shaman by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

The End Timers, a cult-like group, have descended on part-time journalist and aspiring mystery author Emily Kincaid’s small Michigan town. 446 more words

Java Jive Mystery Series by Caroline Fardig

Carol Fardig mystery series which is published by Random House is based on two people who have known each other off and on, but have always worked together in a coffee-house.   741 more words

JD Robb

This is pseudoymn of Nora Roberts. The story (or truth) goes that Ms. Roberts is such a prolific writer that she wanted to write more books, but based on her contract she was held to only a certain amount.   208 more words

Thou Shalt Not Kill (part 2)

Having considered ‘Poor Decisions’ and the millennia-old revulsion against killing, let our thoughts turn to murder. The Sixth Commandment of God gave humanity an early steer that murder is a… 619 more words