Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ye Unsupported Browser

I thought I would see if I could post from my iPod Touch.  A monster warning said they have detected an unsupported browser and I might get “unexpected results”.  Although I have posted with my iPad, I don’t recall any … Continue reading

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The Five Best Pieces of Literature I Read in High School

Luis Ruuska at the Huffington Post has an article on the five best pieces of literature he was forced to read in high school. He chose: Dante Alighieri’s InfernoJ.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the RyeElie Wiesel’s NightArthur Miller’s Death of … Continue reading

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Saturday Night at the Movies: It’s ALWAYS a Good Day to Die Hard!

We went to see A Good Day to Die Hard last night.  Despite reviews from critics (aka The Bozo Patrol) we knew we would like any Die Hard movie.   From the franchise one and three are our favorites.   This installment … Continue reading

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The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye

One of the Edgar Nominees this year for best novel is Lyndsay Faye’s The Gods of Gotham. It is a story of the very first policemen in New York City, circa 1845.  Timothy Wilde is a newly appointed “copper star” … Continue reading

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Cryptogram Answer, Flawed Crypto, Bah

Better late than never, right?  My husband revealed that my last cryptogram was flawed, gasp! and contained duplicated words.  This is a flaw in my cryptogram typing that put a second “there” into the sentence.  I reek.  No surprise. KWIGPW … Continue reading

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Reading the Edgar Nominees for Best Novel

I had a Cone of Shame Moment or two when I went to see how many Edgar Award Winners I’ve read.  I will be drummed out of the Mystery Reader’s Corps if word gets out, I’m sure of it. I … Continue reading

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First Line Cryptogram February 2nd

It seems to me Mr. D.O.A. and myself had a conversation about first line cryptograms being more pleasing to solve than title cryptograms because you had more letters to give you clues and patterns.  Since he may be my only … Continue reading

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