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I have a new short story out

If you like mysteries, I just uploaded a new short story (as J. A. Menzies, my alter ego). I actually wrote this short story about eight years ago. I remember reading the opening at a Sisters in Crime meeting here … [Read More...]


Our robin family, part 2

We first discovered the robin's nest behind the light above our front door on May 5th. If you missed the first part of the story, you can find it here. On the morning of May 28th, I came downstairs and, as … [Read More...]


A robins’ nest at our front door

This spring we didn't notice until too late that a pair of robins had decided to nest on the light fixture outside our front door. The moment of discovery involved opening the front door to pick up the newspaper, … [Read More...]