Monthly Archives: August 2012

Clean Plate Club Murder Mystery: Chapter 39

As I started driving back through town, I remembered that Henry had let it slip that he knew my father professionally.  All of Dad’s old records were stored with Ralph and Fanny, so I once again headed to the Clean … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Bra Strap

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/The-Bra-Strap.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMy personal history of the bra strap, from training bra, to braless, to basic piece of underwear. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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Podcast: The Checkered Game of Life

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Checkered-Game-of-Life.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAn examination of the board “Game of Life,” from its origins in the 1860s, to various iterations from the 1960s to present. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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The Checkered Game of Life

The other day I was wandering lost in a Target Superstore, looking for one of those trivial items, like the darning needle that used to be sold locally until all the big box stores sucked the local sundry shops dry.  … Continue reading

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Clean Plate Club Murder Mystery: Chapters 37-38

Chapter 37 I moved away from the bridge tables quickly, but had lost sight of Simba.  As I looked frantically around I heard my name. “Liza, fancy meeting you here.  This cannot be a coincidence.” “Grimes, are you here for … Continue reading

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Podcast: Family Car Ride

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Family-Car-Ride.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAh — the classic American vacation.  Pile all the kids in the car and take off.  Three generations of our family car ride. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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Podcast: Living the Dream

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Living-the-Dream.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe school the classic anxiety dream is forgetting that you signed up for a course and then facing the final exam.  Post college, this dream was updated to getting … Continue reading

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Podcast: Let Yourself Go

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Let-Yourself-Go-Chapters-1-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAs you age, what do you let go of and what do you keep?  Two stories of my parents. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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Podcast: Pathologic Memories

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Pathologic-Memories.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSYes, I am a trained pathologist, but in contrast to  media portrayals, that doesn’t mean that I am a social misfit working in some dreary basement, I don’t get … Continue reading

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Podcast: Shakespeare Wrote Doggerel

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/shakespeare-Wrote-Doggerel.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDon’t be embarrassed next time you get up to read your little ditty at a wedding or a birthday party.  Stand proud.  That linguistic icon, old Willy Shakes, also … Continue reading

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