Laura’s Notes from the Handbasket

Sunday, 23 April 2017: Expecting the Unexpected

  “If you do not expect the unexpected you will not find it, for it is not to be reached by search or trail.” —Heraclitus This Sargent painting lives at the Cincinnati Art Museum. It’s a stunning painting–despite its obvious artifice, the two girls are so of a piece with their surroundings that they look …Read More

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Saturday Serendipity, 22 April 2017

    Books and critters edition Today I’m hanging out at the Southern Kentucky Bookfest, in Bowling Green Kentucky. I’ve already take R.L. Stine’s photo! Come by and check out allllllllll the books! Blood of babies can make the brain younger, aka EVERY SCARY FAIRY TALE IS TRUE! So the 18,000 year-old Hobbit-like creatures turns out …Read More

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Handbasket Interview: Lori Rader-Day

    About a year and a half ago, I attended a wildly fun day-long conference in Milwaukee called Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee. During my panel–and I can’t for the life of me remember what the subject was because we laughed a lot–I sat beside the delightful mystery writer, Lori Rader-Day. Lori is young, …Read More

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