Do sleuths wrinkle?

In my search for mysteries featuring seasoned-yet-sharp minds, I have found mostly “capers,” usually in or around retirement homes. Someone goes missing; someone else is seen darting in and out of others’ apartments at night; a neighbor drowns in the bathtub and the daughter buys a new house – that sort of thing.  This morning

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PART II MY 80-YEAR-OLD STAY-AT-HOME MOM

Mom and Dad 1937

Mom and Dad 1937

Luckily, my husband was all for having my mother live under our roof, difficult as she could be. She loved men and he enjoyed letting her be charming. Luckily, too, we had understanding friends. One is not only a dog-lover, so one more dog under the table was not a

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What is dementia anyway?

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

The proofreader for my second second Sophie and Sam mystery happens to be a social worker with a lot of experience in nursing homes. She questioned a scene in which a group of nursing home residents are being wheeled through Bok Tower Gardens. She said nursing homes do not

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