Tag Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Father’s Day

My father died in 1991. He was 77 and had been diagnosed with a form of Alzheimer’s about six months earlier, although the doctor suspected that, since Dad was an intelligent man, he had been masking the symptoms for a … Continue reading

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Desk Toys

I’ve been in the process of bringing home (or bringing to my storage) many of the things that I’ve had at my work office for all these years.  It’s surprising the things you accumulate.  Among them are objects that I … Continue reading

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Good in the Room

So, yesterday afternoon, I got myself over to the incomparable Writers Store.  At 5 p.m., Stephanie Palmer was giving a question & answer session and doing a book signing for her new volume, Good in the Room.  She’s been a … Continue reading

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Personal History As a Reader

(Originally posted on LiveJournal) I’ve been thinking lately about books that affected me in various ways throughout my life. How about you? What things got deep into your system? On one of the Bittercom topics that my friend Sherwood (sartorias) … Continue reading

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