Category Archives: Serendipity and other random thoughts

Dating in the trend zone

My idea of how a dating dialogue might go down given current trends in movies and literature… Werewolf with bondage issues looking for fat vampire chick with low self esteem and a tolerance for wet dog odor. Pet psychics need … Continue reading

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K.B. Owen’s DANGEROUS AND UNSEEMLY Mystery Book Tour: Perry Mason

Today I welcome guest blogger K.B. Owen, whose historical mystery novel DANGEROUS AND UNSEEMLY is launching this week.  Kathy has long been one of my very favorite bloggers and now she’s one of my favorite authors. ~ Janice Hamrick How … Continue reading

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Why I’m obsessed with Buffy the Vampire Slayer

I describe describe the nature of obsession on the Criminal Element blog… Obsession. The grand passion that drives a nominally sane member of society to destruction, murder, and madness. Great literature of every era has explored this topic: Ahab’s obsession … Continue reading

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Thanks for the memories…

Talking about memory on the Algonquin Redux blog… Memory is a funny thing. Why do we immediately forget the name of a person we’ve just met? Why is the name of the last book we read just on the tip … Continue reading

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Naked Bicyclists, Drippy Showers, and the Perils of Planless Peregrination

I describe what happens when taking a trip “on the fly” on the Criminal Element blog… When it comes to travel, I’ve always been a bit of a planner. Okay, I’ve always been a giant, monster-size devour-the-world sort of planner. … Continue reading

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Beam me up…

For someone who loves to travel, I don’t really love to travel if you know what I mean. Don’t get me wrong, I love being strip searched at the airport as much as the next person, but if an instant … Continue reading

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