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It's a Mystery - Looking Back and Ahead

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Time to take a brief look back at 2013 -

 

Mystery authors we lost this past year:

 

Robert Barnard, age 76.  This British crime writer authored 40 mysteries.  From the New York Times: "Mr. Barnard called his work "entertainment" and "deliberately old-fashioned."  His murders, set mainly in small villages drolly christened with names like "Hexton-on-Weir" and "Twytching," were plotted with an ingenuity and precision that made him popular among aficionados of what is known in publishing as the English cozy - mysteries with a picturesque setting, colorful locals and minimal violence."

Grammy Guesses

The Sports Section - The Weather Outside

Snow, frigid temperatures, wind chill.  Had enough of another Cleveland winter yet?  Depending on your frame of mind, the wide world of sports offers a lot of climate options to suit your mood.

 

Mortimer: a Terrible Title for a Great Book

It's the new President's 1st day in office. Time to redecorate the oval office, meet with the new cabinet...and see the aliens. Yep, Roswell was real, and here's the rub...the aliens may be coming back...and soon. Now what?

Be SMART This Year

Fresh into the new year, some of us have made resolutions that have come and gone already, and that’s OK.  I feel that January gets too much hype with goal-setting.  After a whirlwind of holiday hustle and bustle, the only thing I really want to do is savor the monotony of January a

New Soundtracks, Beatles, and NOW!

I was just looking over my latest order and thought you might want to put a few on hold! Here's a bunch of soundtracks I ordered (you can click on the links to put it on hold) along with a few others that should be great:

Favorite New Songs

Looking for a couple new CDs? These CDs have some great new songs on them!

A Chill in the Air

So, the kids are home and the novelty of the presents will likely fade after a few days.  It happens every year and the remainder of your winter break will be spent wondering how to entertain your brood, indoors and out.

Top Holiday Tunes

Looking at Billboard tonight, I came across the Top Holiday 100 and noticed that the first fourteen songs were older songs!