On Sunday we do beginnings, taking a look at the start of a Peter Abrahams novel, including those written under the Spencer Quinn moniker. Politics seems to be in the air these days, so how about A Fistful of Collars, a Chet and Bernie mystery where some political shenanigans are going on?

“Heard you drove another one off a cliff,” said Nixon Panero. He spat a thin brown stream of chewing tobacco into an empty paint can, or maybe not that empty. Yellow paint, the yellow of egg yolks, now with a brown swirl in the middle: there’s all kinds of beauty in life.

“You heard wrong,” said Bernie.


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5 Responses to “Beginnings”

  1. Wose-The Small and Meek
    10:51 am on January 26th, 2020


    I am laughing at today’s beginning!

    A good day to all!

  2. B. Stover
    10:57 am on January 26th, 2020

    One of my favorites.

    Good morning all.

  3. Wose-The Small and Meek
    6:09 pm on January 26th, 2020

    Sad news about Kobe Bryant and his 13 year old daughter. R.I.P.

  4. Rose Witte
    7:42 pm on January 26th, 2020

    Yesterday, after some torrential rain, Grizz and I came home to this. I hope youse can see this…

  5. Wose-The Small and Meek
    7:44 pm on January 26th, 2020

    YEEP! I am Wose, The Small and Meek, not the person who posted that picture…

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