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Case 356: Doing The Holiday Limbo

I awoke groggy. The dirty scumbags that I must have fought last night did a number on me. I felt terrible. I pulled myself to the kitchen for some juice–something, anything to erase the feeling in my mouth that a … Continue reading

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The Final Struggle

I’ll be honest – it was quite a fight. My guts felt like they were about to burst, as I took blow after blow from my opponent. No matter how I tried to attack; no matter how expertly I wielded … Continue reading

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Case 339: A Lovely View

My grip weakened on the slick metal of the helicopter landing ski.  The pilot jerked the machine left and right trying to shake me.  In minutes, I would be free-falling into lovely downtown Chicago.  You would think I could find … Continue reading

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“Snowpocalypse”? Really people?

Every year I hear the same thing. People in Atlanta, or Nashville, or some place south of Louisville start ranting and raving about the snow, ice, or cold -as if it’s the newest thing. Welcome to Chicago. We may not … Continue reading

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Case 401: Laundry, Interrupted

It’s called CleanLand, and if I have todo laundry (not one of my favorite things), at least I can get a good beef and sausage combo there around the second load. But this laundry day would be different, and I … Continue reading

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Case 353: Foresight

So, here I was. On a freakin’ vacation for the first time in…um, never. And I end up in a mansion full of crazies solving a murder. Wow, that does sound like fun. England of all places, but hey, I … Continue reading

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Case 341: Death by Subway

You know those days it just doesn’t pay to wake up? Especially in my apartment (don’t tell my mom…I haven’t done laundry in about a month). Someone is tying people up in front of subway trains in the bowels of … Continue reading

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