Tag Archives: Lawrence Block

Just for the smell of it…

An Olfactory-Invoked Recall:  According to scientists, a faint fragrance can bring back the memory of a long-forgotten time. Maybe not so forgotten. I love the smell of books. Always have, always will. Lawrence Block gifted me with both a memory … Continue reading

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If it weren’t for you (Penny) I’d be in jail (Penny) right now (Penny).

You know how sometimes you just want to kill someone, or at least wring his neck? I’ve tried my damnedest to to take up drinking and smoking as a solution over the past couple weeks.  The problem is I don’t … Continue reading

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Lawrence Block’s Hit Me. Stunning.

No other word comes to mind when discussing the world of hit man (John Paul) Keller.  Mr. Block had me right here: “And so Keller measured the overprint on this stamp, and found himself in agreement with Mr. Bloch and … Continue reading

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Panhandling.

Wicked Witch of the West:  “No!  Fool that I am… I should have remembered– those slippers will never come off as long as you’re alive.” Dorothy:  “What are you gonna do?” Wicked Witch of the West:  “What do you think … Continue reading

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Does your Kindle tell you a bedtime story?

Here is a blog topic for yah Julia, uh wifey.  (From my husband.) I now spend at least 50% of my book and periodical time being read to by my Kindle. I imagine the same is possible on an iPad. In the morning … Continue reading

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