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I Love the Old-Fashioned Things*

I spent a couple of days at a conference last week. The conference itself was interesting, with plenty of ‘food for thought.’ Just as interesting (at least to me) was the way people interacted. 1,092 more words

Agatha Christie

Dance Hall of the Dead (1973) - Tony Hillerman


This is the second book in Tony Hillerman’s Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee series set in the Four Corners area of Arizona/New Mexico. The series almost didn’t happen: Hillerman’s agent, on reading the first book, …
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Classic Mystery Reviews

All the Cats Who Are So In, I Don't Fit In*

Very often, when two cultures come into contact, one of them ends up becoming dominant. There are many reasons for this, and many consequences of it. 1,049 more words

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Listen to the Auctioneer*

Have you ever been to an auction? They can be a lot of fun, whether or not you’re actually bidding on something. And sometimes, you can find a very good deal on something you really like. 978 more words

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“Mary, listen. The way the owl hunts, he sits in a piñon and he hoots. He can’t see the rabbits, and they can’t see him. And that’s the problem for the rabbits.

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It was the third time he had spoken to her, and Chee had a theory about third meetings between people. The third time you were no longer strangers.

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