Category Archives: Dorothy’s Posts

Thanksgiving

 Dorothy Cannell: My list is as long as some of those Oscar winner acknowledgements, but these are some of the reasons I feel the joy of gratitude this year. Being pain free as a result of spinal surgery last December. Having … Continue reading

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I Don’t Mean to be a Problem

Dorothy Cannell: When I was about seven my pet chicken Rhoda showed up on the Christmas dinner table. I don’t mean she went hopscotching between the platters of vegetables chirping out ‘Jingle bells’.  She was dinner, stuffed and roasted.  Horrible – repulsive … Continue reading

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Let’s Have a Blemish or Two

Dorothy Cannell: Many years ago I went on a fund raising house tour in my home town in Illinois because of one home in particular.  I had been charmed by its creamy stone exterior and slate roof every time I passed … Continue reading

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The Way We Talked

Dorothy Cannell: “Less is more.” I repeat this mantra to myself whenever I scoot around T.J. Maxx or Target pushing a cart that could hold a body with rigor mortis while besieged on all sides by displays of items any reasonable … Continue reading

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Forget Lettuce

Dorothy Cannell: I married a man who could live by salad alone.  Give him a hunk oflettuce and a bottle of dressing and he’s good for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  I sadly take after my father who referred to salad as … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

Dorothy Cannell: A couple of months ago I wrote about going through my bookcases looking for books I’d saved years ago with the thought I might one day reread them.  Mostly these were romantic suspense or gothics.  I lined them up … Continue reading

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Old Friends

Dorothy Cannell: I’m looking forward to attending this year’s Malice Domestic in a few weeks and browsing around the book room will as always be a big treat.  Knowing I’ll come home with a loaded bag (or more likely bags) of … Continue reading

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