Cats Involved

In yesterday’s post we had Archie wrapping presents. Among the comments we had “Cabo wraps presents also.” With the accompanying … Read More

Ribbons and Bows

Here’s Archie “wrapping presents”, according to his human companion (a very good friend of mine). (And I really liked Rebecca’s … Read More


On Sunday we do beginnings. Since we’ve already done the beginning of Up On The Woof Top (the new Chet … Read More

Reader Mail

I get some very nice emails from all over – like this yesterday: “I read somewhere that you actually like … Read More


Pareidolia comes up here from time to time, especially of canine-like images. This post is a pareidolia post, but not … Read More

Mrs. P 2

Announcement: A number of readers have been asking whether there will be more of Mrs. Plansky (first seen in last … Read More


Could you call this a Christmas trilogy? (Hanukkah also plays a role.) Maybe not, since Santa 365 is a short … Read More


Are the Chet and Bernie mysteries cozies? I would say no. The angle of entry is hardboiled, if I may … Read More

Bookish Fun

So much fun to be part of the holiday stroll at the Yellow Umbrella in Chatham on Cape Cod on … Read More


On Sunday we do beginnings, taking a look at the start of a Peter Abrahams novel, including those written under … Read More