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Do these turquoise and green suitcases work for you, Charlaine? http://search.aol.com/aol/imageDetails?s_it=imageDetails&q=colorful+suitcases&v_t=keyword_rollover&b=image%3Fq%3Dcolorful%2520suitcases%26s_it%3Dkeyword_rollover%26ie%3DUTF-8%26VR%3D3430%26oreq%3Ddbda08d1e5214025a9a901d4d1a927ed&img=http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.sheknows.com%2Farticles%2F2012%2F06%2Fcolorful-luggage-were-loving-double-dutch.jpg&host=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sheknows.com%2Fbeauty-and-style%2Farticles%2F962550%2Fcolorful-luggage-were-loving&width=110&height=85&thumbUrl=http%3A%2F%2Ft1.gstatic.com%2Fimages%3Fq%3Dtbn%3AANd9GcSR6F7Y7gDVRxw832HWJSBOEwZtM-nh7gGK8VaawGvIWAPnJE7OkYohcf8&imgWidth=280&imgHeight=216&imgSize=56885&imgTitle=colorful+suitcases
I have a black magic bag that can hold almost everything. It wears a bunch of ribbons I got off a champagne bottle. So far it's holding up, but my next bag search, I'm using your technique. I'm past the age when I embarrass easily.
Congratulations, Dana. I agree -- the real hellbender is too cute. More like a heckbender. Hope your book is a (dragon) roaring success.
Jeez, Charlaine, can't I just be myself? And why don't they let their staff be?
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I'm sure they are, Mary. Especially if you need expensive drugs. Be Well . . . enough to make it to the pharmacy counter.
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I'm geting mixed comments from Walgreens' workers on Facebook, Julie. Some stores have stopped it, others still insist. Hoping all Walgreens get the memo.
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By Elaine Viets "MY DIABETES TEST STRIPS COST HOW MUCH?" screamed the angry man. He was pounding the pharmacy counter at my local Walgreens. "That’s outrageous! Ridiculous!" The young woman at the pharmacy counter managed to look sympathetic as he... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at My Weblog
Good luck, Catriona. We've never had more than two cats, but make sure Rachel has a kitten free retreat. They can be rambunctious for older cats. or, she may lay down the law with some hissing and a good paw swipe. Have fun.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on One cat, two cat, sad Cat, new cat. at My Weblog
What fun, Portia. Looking forward to reading your new novel. Welcome to the Femmes.
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By Elaine Viets We got the report this week. We hope you’ll join our celebration. Our cat, Mystery, is cancer free. We’ve fought more than three years to save our copper-eyed Chartreux, a sweet-natured gray cat with thick fur. Mystery... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at My Weblog
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By Elaine Viets "Nice car," the mysterious stranger at my local gas station said to me. "What year?" "Blackie’s an ’86 Jaguar," I said. "He’s in good shape," the man said. "If you ever want to sell, here’s my card."... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at My Weblog
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I'm not ashamed to admit it. I enjoyed Diane Vallere's new cozy mystery, SUEDE TO REST. I'm delighted Diane agreed to guest for the Femmes today. Better yet, she's giving away a copy of SUEDE TO REST to one commenter.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at My Weblog
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How Lucky Can I Get? By Elaine Viets   Sunday, January 18, was my lucky day. I was in New York that weekend for the Mystery Writers of America’s board orientation, and elected MWA’s Secretary. (The board is Femme-rich: Donna... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at My Weblog
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By Elaine Viets Men don’t know how to shop. You’ve seen the clueless dudes in the malls, trying to buy gifts for their wives. The poor saps look like they’d rather prep for a colonoscopy. I don’t like waiting on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at My Weblog
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Thanks, Jeff. My Dead-End Job Mystery, "Catnapped!" (Obsidian hardcover, May 2014) is eligible. So is my short story from Alfred Hitchcock Mystery magazine, "The Bride Wore Blood." Any suggestions for nonfiction books? Elaine Viets
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By Elaine Viets The beastly war in our home is over. For now. I’m almost afraid to say it, but we’ve finally figured out how to give our cat half a pill. Don and I are owned by an 11-year-old... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at My Weblog
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The TurDunkin' Feast Today, I salute the Instructables, a blog that tells us how to make a turDunkin’. "The turDunkin’ is a turkey brined in Dunkin’ Donuts Coolattas, stuffed with Munchkins and served with coffee gravy and mashed hash browns,"... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at My Weblog
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Elaine Viets Is Moving in a New Direction   Dear Friends, I'm starting a new, darker series featuring a Death Investigator. You know what DIs are, thanks to Femme Charlaine Harris's guest blog with a death investigator. At a murder... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at My Weblog
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Dog Gone Luxurious By Elaine Viets   How would you like a luxurious room with 24-hour attention, and flat screen TVs, several walks a day, indoor and outdoor play areas, and a friendly, professional staff? Maybe your dog will let... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at My Weblog
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Elaine Viets "Tiffany’s Honor Library – Borrow, Return, Steal, Donate" That sign is on the wall in one of my favorite grease spots, Tiffany’s Original Diner in Maplewood, Mo. The diner really does have a small free library on the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at My Weblog
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By Elaine Viets I expect spas to have facials, massages, manicures, exfoliating and moisturizing. But all these perks for pups? If you really want to put on the dog, you get your pet a blueberry facial. You read that right.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at My Weblog
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By Elaine Viets That’s what Backstab, my first mystery, is selling for on Amazon. This is a new $5.99 paperback, published by Dell in 1997. The seller is "Any Book," and good old Any has a "91 percent positive over... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2014 at My Weblog
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President Obama wore this tan suit to talk about something serious – Syria, Iraq, the economy, the Ukraine – and the country went nuts. Not about the political news. It was predictably – and sadly – awful. Nope, people were... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at My Weblog
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I’m rushing to finish my May 2015 Dead-End Job mystery, Checked Out, and I have all the symptoms of an author with a book nearing the end: I can’t sleep. I’m restless, anxious and distracted. I pace around the house.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at My Weblog
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By Elaine Viets What were the major symptoms of Beatlemania? Fainting? Yes. Screaming? Of course. Crying? Definitely. Incontinence? Never. Recently, men have been lining up to say that Beatles concerts smelled like urine during the Fab Fours’ American tours, some... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at My Weblog
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