“The Adventure of the Dancing Men” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

It always resonates in the handful of times where Holmes proves he's only human, not quite living up to his reputation in the eyes of his beholders.  But it's something else entirely if one of his clients dies.  Only twice in the original canon does someone meet a tragic end under Holmes' watch.  The first … Continue reading “The Adventure of the Dancing Men” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Give and Take

Some updates in my world, for those who like to follow along with such things. On the desktop computer front, my restored ability to operate with Windows 10 lasted less than 48 hours.  It seems the update I got that worked was a patch to make the previous version work well enough to load the … Continue reading Give and Take

“The Adventure of the Empty House” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sherlock Holmes buddy read returns.  We're a week later than planned -- sorry -- but still faster about it than Holmes' resurrection to his original audience.  We didn't make you wait the better part of a decade.  You're welcome. The first rule of any great murder mystery, and indeed in any story of heroes … Continue reading “The Adventure of the Empty House” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle