Taking stock

If you're friends with me on facebook, you already know that my plan this week is to cook. We have 20 members of the family coming over for Thanksgiving dinner. Already we've made sauteed apples, cheese and potato pie, sweet potato casserole, roasted vegetables and turkey chili made with homemade raspberry chipotle sauce. Yes, you… Continue reading Taking stock


A Thanksgiving Recap

My Thanksgiving started early, at 6:20 in the morning, my wife advising me that she needed to go to the hospital.  I watched the parade in its entirety on a TV in the ER, and the dog show as well, while they ran tests.  I checked my watch, counting the hours until our guests were… Continue reading A Thanksgiving Recap


Turkey and gravy soda

This week, I've been re-reading It's Beginning to Look a Lot like Murder.  Actually, I've been proofreading a new paperback edition coming soon from Crossroad Press. Thursday morning, Tommy awoke alone, in his studio apartment and listened to his telephone ring.  He was dreaming that the phone was ringing and then gradually he realized that… Continue reading Turkey and gravy soda