The Perilous Pizza

My mouth watered, as I remembered the large slice of leftover pizza in the fridge. Sitting behind the wheel of my SUV, I visualized the thin crust, the gooey cheese, the spicy sausage and curling slices of pepperoni, the onions, olives, green peppers and mushrooms – my “reward” for a too long day at work.…

SNICKERS BARS, The Recipe

Line a 13″ x 9″ x 2″ pan with foil. Butter (or Pam spray) the foil and set aside. 1 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup butterscotch chips 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter Combine the these in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until smooth. Spread into prepared pan. 1/4 cup butter 1 cup sugar…

Former G-Man speaks at OC Sisters in Crime

Retired Special Agent with the FBI, George Q. Fong (the Q is important if you search for him online) spoke to a rapt audience of writers and readers at the Orange County Sisters-in-Crime meeting in October, telling his remarkable story of 27 years in the Service. In 1983, Fong aced the entrance exam and interview…

A Useful Partnership

 THE TREE HOUSE’s new paint sparkled in the morning sun. It was finished at last! It looked at the limbs that held it high off the ground. It looked at the leaves that shaded its deck. It felt proud and useful. It was ready for the first day of summer vacation. “Hey, Tree. Wake up,” it said…