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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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Feeling Funny

“Any big plans for today?” Holly asked as she sipped her coffee and braced herself against the bitter wind. It was a Sunday in April, but it was still bitterly cold because that’s how the weather works in Maine.  The … 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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A Guy Walks Into A Bank…

Those Modern Philosophers who are familiar with my work, know that when I set a story in a bank, that bank is going to get robbed. I blame it on my Dad’s working in a bank his whole life, and … Continue reading

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Consulting The User’s Guide

It was a sunny, but cold Sunday morning along the Penobscot River.  The wind was blowing wicked fierce (as the locals might say) so it wasn’t exactly the kind of day to be outside. However, Aaron and Holly were seated … 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 7

Bruno felt a little stupid as he stood on the porch and knocked on the door, but a little stupid was an emotion that he could handle. Plus, what he was about to do was going to make everything much … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 6

“You mind if I put on some Christmas music?” Wally finally asked. The silence was killing him, but he was afraid to ask Bruno about what revelation he’d had from Viv’s stories.  So he figured music was better than nothing. … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Santa, Part 5

Bruno drove and Wally sat silently in the passenger seat.  The young officer understood that his mentor preferred quiet when he was in a bad mood, but then again, if everyone complied with that request, Bruno would be forever surrounded … Continue reading

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The Spare Bedroom, Part 10

Becky really loathed going to the grocery store since Jake’s indiscretions. Shopping had been an enjoyable task before then.  It had been an opportunity to connect with neighbors and customers, to plan new menu ideas for home and the diner, … Continue reading

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