May 2017

The Hard Boiled Detectives

May 30, 2017 // 9 Comments

Mark Richardson — Edgar Allan Poe is generally regarded as the father of the detective fiction genre. In his classic stories, The Murders In the Rue Morgue, The Mystery [...]

The Lady of Pas a Grille

May 13, 2017 // 3 Comments

Norma Gay Prewett — I had not noticed her the day before, but my husband said he had. A pudgy, blousy blonde, she perched on the cafe stool at the Seahorse, one of the [...]

Ruth is 86

May 8, 2017 // 1 Comment

Judy Moore Hug — My mother is in the kitchen. She is trimming the stems off a dozen pink roses, a little past their prime. As she trims each stem, I notice the bruise [...]