Book Review – Small Vices

Small Vices (1997) by Robert B. Parker Number 24 in the series, Small Vices is one of the better Spenser novels of these middle years. Spenser is hired by a law firm to look into the arrest and conviction of a black man, Ellis Alves. Rita Fiori, a recurring character in the Spenser series, has … Continue reading Book Review – Small Vices



Living in Japan, things move differently. It was only last week that Japan lifted mask restrictions. I know, I know. The rest of the world was maskless for more than a year. But this is how things work over here. The pace is different, and people are more cautious. The official date was March 13, … Continue reading Maskless