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Aperçu of the Day

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August 4th, 2022 Posted 6:29 am

Have you ever noticed that one bothersome thing is often followed by others?
(page 26, Bark To The Future, coming on Tuesday, available for preorder)
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Partners

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July 5th, 2022 Posted 7:08 am

Meanwhile Bernie was nodding his head. “Fair enough,” he said. “After high school I caught a real lucky break and got into West Point.”

“Bang bang shoot shoot,” said Rocket.

“That came later. After I got out I went into law enforcement, like lots of ex-military. It turned out I was more suited to private investigation, especially after I teamed up with the right partner.”

“You got a partner?” Rocket said.

What a question! There I was, right in his face!

(from Bark To The Future – coming 8/9, pre-orderdable now)

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Relativity

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April 26th, 2022 Posted 7:19 am

Bernie laughed. “Still married to Mrs. Raker?”

“Course.”

“I meant the same Mrs. Raker.”

“Course. Fact is she mentioned you not so long ago, crime you solved about water rights or some such. Said you work with a dog. This him?”

“Chet’s the name,” Bernie said.

Coach Raker gazed at me. For a moment I thought he was about to give my head a friendly pat but he did not. “Ever think about human athletic accomplishments and what certain critters in the animal world can do?”

“Yes,” Bernie said.

(from Bark To The Future, coming 8/9, now pre-orderable)

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Time

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April 12th, 2022 Posted 8:05 am

Weatherly smiled. “We’ve got time.”

Bernie sat back. I could feel his body relaxing. His face changed, looked for a few moments a little younger, and Bernie’s already the most young-looking man around, for his age. All this youngness just because we had time? We had loads and loads of time – didn’t everyone know that? Time went on and on forever, day after beautiful day, if you leave out monsoon season.

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