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Favorite Authors - Rex Stout

I remember being an avid fan of Rex Stout in the 60’s and 70’s and reading all of his wonderful Nero Wolf mystery novels.  Nero Wolf was a very different kind of main character.   180 more words

Favorite Authors - Shirley Jackson

Have you ever read The Haunting of Hill House?  If not, you should.  I stumbled on it by accident as a kid on one of the many days I roamed the long hallways of the State Library in Escanaba, Michigan.   227 more words

Remarkable: Sisters survive two weeks stranded in the woods of Upper Michigan

(CNN) — Snacks and a shiny SUV windshield saved two sisters who were stranded for almost two weeks in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Leslie Roy, 52, and Lee Wright, 56, were returning to Kalamazoo from visiting a relative, when their truck got stuck in snow on a remote road in northern Luce County along Lake Superior. 213 more words


Served Up: I Think the Time Has Come to Discuss Pasties...

For those of you “non-yoopers”, I will give a little background on what a pasty is and on their origins. For the record you pronounce “Pasty” like this: … 618 more words


Preview of Spring

The sun sang today, bringing mid-50s temperatures and smiles to winter-weary faces.

Rooftop ice and snow were moved to tears, frozen grips gently melting.

Sleepy houseflies never looked so fine. 47 more words


Beautiful, Quiet Read

Brown Dog  by Jim Harrison

Brown Dog (BD) grows on you. At first, he seems different than any other character (and he is) and the more I read about him, the more I liked him.

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