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Paths crossed, many, many, many times: Maj Sjowall

The Times obituary of Maj Sj√∂wall had a photo of her taken a few years ago. I was glad to see it because I now know what Rhea Nielsen looks like. Of course I sort of knew what Rhea looks … Continue reading

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Waiting anxiously for a phone call? How to make the phone ring

An hour went by like so much traffic outside my office window. Several cars. A few trucks. A USMP motorcycle. They were all going slowly. People went in and out of the post office on the other side of the … Continue reading

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Need a laugh? Try these virtual charades

Would I let you down in our time of viral tsouris? Well, yes, I might…but I’m not going to. Instead, try some jollity from Dorothy Sayers who, in her short mystery “Nebuchadnezzar,” describes a game of what seems to be … Continue reading

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