Tag Archives: mysteries

Scorpio – Oct 23rd 1:20 PM

When I was working my way through school a coworker mentioned she wanted her astrological birth chart dome but everyone one she had approached wanted too much money. I thought “How hard can it be?” I went to the local … Continue reading

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October is National Book Month

Much less scary than Financial Planning Month is National Book Month, even if you read horror stories. The month-long celebration focuses on the importance of reading, writing and literature. National Book Month is also a time to honor the country’s … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Sun Out!

To my amazement the sun was out today and it actually went up to 55F/13C. I didn’t want to leave the windows open while I was at the store and the temperature was not going to go up until afternoon … Continue reading

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History and Mystery – Some Spooky Unsolved Historical Mysteries

Here is something a little different for a Halloween History and Mystery. Even after all this time, people still ask, “Who was Jack the Ripper?” The true identity of this Victorian serial killer continues to elude us 130 years after … Continue reading

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History and Mystery – Inspector Maigret

I actually was late in discovery Inspector Maigret. After my grandmother died there was no one to keep up my French with. I even wound up taking a refresher course at Georgetown University to keep from losing it all. Then … Continue reading

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History and Mystery – Judge Dee

Judge Dee is a semi-fictional character based on the historical figure Di Renjie, a county magistrate and statesman of the Tang court. The character appeared in the 18th-century Chinese detective and gong’an crime novel Di Gong An. After Van Gulik found … Continue reading

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History and Mystery – Giordanus the Finder

I love the combination of history and mysteryand Steven Saylor’s Roma Sub Rosa series gives plenty of both. As in the Brother Cadfael series many of the characters were living people. The detective, Giordanus the Finder, is p urely fictional … Continue reading

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