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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 3

Aspen Roark used to hate her name.  She had no idea why her parents would hang such a pretentious albatross around her neck, but her theory was that it had something to do with trying to ensure future popularity. Someone … Continue reading

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Good News Travels Faster Than I Can

I really love my new Garmin, Modern Philosophers. I have been running and walking more because I want to make use of all its exciting features.  I don’t think I’m running any faster yet, but that’s more a problem with … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 2

“I learned chess in high school, but was never better than average,” Tex admitted.  “It’s been a long time since I’ve played.” Champ’s ancient face lit up in a smile.  “Champ will get you playing again.  Champ always needs new … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 1

“You’re probably going to be the first one here every morning, so don’t lose those,” Maggie announced as she placed a set of keys on the bar. Maggie McGee’s, the bar that shared her name, reminded her of a church … Continue reading

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What A Novel Idea

For those Modern Philosophers who have been wondering what has happened to Detective Bruno and Wally since I posted The Vanishing Corpse and The Vanishing Santa serials on the blog, I have an official update. One of the reasons why … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 12

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving was also the day before Frankie Napkins’ birthday. It also became something else thanks to some creative thinking by Detective Bruno, who was truly torn about his decision and what might happen as a result. “So … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 11

Wally wasn’t sure how they ended up at the chessboards down along the river walk.  Bruno had a tendency to just drive when he was deep in thought, and the path was somewhere between The Scorpion Pit and he police … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 10

They drove in silence, which would normally have been perfectly fine with Bruno, but not today. “Out with it, Kid,” he demanded as his eyes remained focused on the road. Wally stared dreamily out the window like he was suddenly … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 9

“I don’t care or nothing, but it really seems like you and ADA Ambrose are doing well,” Bruno stunned Wally by starting the conversation once they were back in the car. Wally glanced over at him from the passenger seat … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 8

Monday brought a much welcomed return to normalcy.  Bruno preferred to work when the station house was packed with people and humming with life.  It just seemed like the natural orders of things, and it was too busy and hectic … Continue reading

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