The other day, I was doing a bit of grocery shopping and pushed my cart down the baking aisle to pick up a box of currants for some currant shortbread cookies. I saw the baking chocolate nearby and remembered that I had also wanted to make some brownies. The recipe called for unsweetened baking chocolate which, at the time, I didn’t have, so I tossed a package of chocolate in my cart, as well.Continue reading Baking Chocolate Surprise
One of my neighbors just banged on my door. It’s after 8:00 p.m. The front light was out and I couldn’t see who it was, so I had to ask for a verbal ID. Because you just never know. I opened the door and she presented me with a large, white box which she said had been delivered earlier today.
At first, I didn’t want to take it. I hadn’t ordered anything, so I wasn’t expecting a package. Then I saw the label. It was from my parents.Continue reading Valentine’s Day Special Delivery
It was a dark and stormy night. I had stayed late at the office, trying to make headway on a few cases, but without much success. I’m a Private Investigator, but most of my business comes in the form of investigating cheating spouses. It ain’t the most glamorous of professions, but it keeps a roof over my head.Continue reading The Maltese… Cake?