Sue Grafton’s new novel is Y for Yesterday. Her next could be Z for Retirement. From mystery writing, anyway. She may still have it in her to write a great series about marine mammals putting their heads together and coming up with a scheme to outwit the shipping industry. (She can let me know if she gets a better suggestion.) Isn’t it about time to be outraged about whales dying from ships’ propeller slashes? Looking at some photos of the results will make you want to dial M for murder.
Timothy Lenderking is Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Gulf Affairs. Is he from a family of preeminent bankers? If the name is literal, they sure didn’t work at the cobbler’s bench.
A good epitaph for someone who spun yarns: Tell You the Rest Later.
Amazon’s strategy is to remake Whole Foods into Half Paycheck.
Title of memoir: Drinking Your Bathwater. Maybe my memoir, but I’d never drink your bathwater. Well, OK, a little bit. If it’s your memoir, I’ll know you’re not talking about me because no one has ever drunk my bathwater. Not that I haven’t offered it.
If memory serves, do facts volley?
I tossed Lorazepam on the ground. The wandering jew relaxed and stayed home.
And the Sports Report…
May each NFL anthem-sitter sustain a season-ending earlobe injury.
Underground NFL results:
Grubs of Greater Greensboro 43-North Arkansas Annelids 38
Lubbock Lucky Lichens (Go Green! Go Red!) 21-Tri-State (NJ, NY, CT) Voles 20
Woonsocket Snakes 31-Tangled Roots of the Low Country 17
Addresses for Mars:
Waters, Warren & Scolds, Attorneys
3 Capital Circle
Underfield, Vastitas Borealis 7.373×0.496=3.657008
Rocky Dusty Cars
427 Stroker Street
New Daytona, East Hesperia Planum 4.25×3.76
Red Planet Ant Farms
7 Island of Silver Way
Argyre Planitia, Southern Highlands 347/348