Monthly Archives: May 2012

Book Review: Deadly American Beauty by John Glatt

Deadly American Beauty: Beautiful Bride. Dark Secrets. Deadly Love. by John Glatt Copyright 2004 Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks 292 pages Rating: 7/10 Summary: Kristin Rossum was accused of murdering her husband to cover up both a love affair and her … Continue reading

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Update on The Girls – 2012 – #21 – Need New Batteries & The Second Spoon

The Girls are experiencing the beach. Our place is covered in sand & sunblock. E (30 months) – She’s been enjoying all of her time @ the beach this summer. She loves to get in the water & let the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Big Deal – One Year as a Professional Poker Player

Big Deal: One Year as a Professional Poker Player by Anthony Holden Copyright 1990 Publisher: Abacus 366 Pages Rating – 6.5/10 Summary – Mired in a mid-life crisis, Holden convinces his wife to let him spend a year traveling and … Continue reading

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Scenes from Orange Beach, Alabama – Summer 2012 – #3 – I’m Going to the Hot Tub to Get Clean

Bad behavior was the norm here at the beach last week. Here are a few lowlights… 1) As noted, last week was the Hangout Music Festival. They actually had a few acts that I knew – the Dave Matthews Band, … Continue reading

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Scenes from Orange Beach, Alabama – Summer 2012 – #2 – Softball & Unsuccessful Pick-Up Artists

The condos are filled with college softball players. The NAIA championships are being held in Orange Beach for the 2nd straight year & there are 32 teams in town. Just in our complex we have Oregon Tech (the defending champs), … Continue reading

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Update on The Girls – 2012 – #20- Pink Sunglasses & 30-Year-Old Garfield Sheets

We took a short trip to visit my parents. Naturally, we worried about how our girls would do with the car trip. They were great – thanks to the DVD player that we bought for the car. Each girl has … Continue reading

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Scenes from Orange Beach, Alabama – Summer 2012 – #1 – The Start of the Summer Season

We’re lucky enough to spend some time at the beach this summer. A lot of people come out here to take their vacations and “let their hair down” for a week or so. I thought that it would be fun … Continue reading

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