33 Inches for Kerouac

At CVS today I bought one item. One. Doesn't matter what. When the purchase was finalized, the cashier handed me the receipt. Guess how long that sucker was. Some of this is necessary, perhaps. Now I know I was served by a person named Reina. Hi Reina. Phone number, store address, price paid plus taxes (the … Continue reading 33 Inches for Kerouac

Murder and the Father of American Diplomacy

We all know Ben Franklin as one of the nation's earliest Renaissance Men: scientist, printer, writer, businessman, scholar, politician, diplomat. Fireman. In David R. Andresen's short mystery Murder in a Blue Moon Ben takes a break from his more gentlemanly pursuits, such as chess, to solve a serial murder in Philadelphia. It's fall of 1752, the American Experiment … Continue reading Murder and the Father of American Diplomacy