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Several readers have asked me to explain the reference to Tutti-Frutti in Dead Behind The Eyes. It’s an old-fashioned dessert from my grandmother and a favorite at my house. I don’t care for it but I love preparing it.


Here’s why:


It is written in Grandma Loseke’s hand. I am the keeper of grandma’s recipe box – all handwritten gems. Many of them list the ingredients but don’t instruct what to do with them. Grandma just instinctively knew so now it’s up to me to figure out.
If the recipe came from a friend, grandma noted it: Mrs. Becker’s Mince Meat Cookies, […]

By |August 15th, 2015|


I’m collecting stories of strange coincidences and their possible meanings. Here’s my favorite.
I was having lunch with a couple from Lake Tahoe and asked how they met. Chuck answered, “We met in college in Nevada in 1968. “ I commented on how strange that seemed since his wife, Jacki, is three years his senior and they are from different parts of the country. Turns out that isn’t really where their story begins. I’ll let Chuck explain.
“After 30 years of marriage we were talking about our childhood vacations. We knew we had both vacationed in Yellowstone but didn’t know the […]

By |July 1st, 2015|