Author Archives: Truman

About Truman

I find myself on the downside of my sixtieth year, older but not old, wiser but not wise, and still wondering what I want to be when I grow up.

Early Girl’s Are Coming In

Early Girl’s are true to their name. Fifty-one days from planting. Advertisements

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Season On The Brink

The other night I was sitting on my deck in the twilight, watching the ballgame as fireflies rose twinkling from the lawn, and I started writing a post about the current state of the Kansas City Royals. I was going … Continue reading

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Won’t Be Long

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McCarthy’s Bar

Pete McCarthy is an Englishman with Irish roots who decides to take a road trip along the west coast of the Emerald Isle and visit every pub that has McCarthy in its name. He does this a few times, but … Continue reading

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April 1865

This is historical storytelling at its best. I learned more about the end of the Civil War than in all my previous reading, mostly because that always stopped with the surrender at Appomattox, which was only the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Pegasus Descending

Back when detective Dave Robicheaux was a drinking man, his friend was murdered in Miami by some bad dudes. Dave was a witness to the killing from a bar across the street, but he was too drunk to do anything … Continue reading

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Team Of Rivals

I bought a hardcover copy of this book for $2 at the library bookstore thinking there was about a 10% chance I would read it and a far less chance that I would like it. I have seen the movie … Continue reading

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