Benitin y Eneas by Pierre S. De Beaumont and Bud Fisher

Benitin y Eneas

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  1. Shirttail Slim

    Shirttail Slim said, about 4 years ago

    Good morning, Vagabonds

  2. Arye Uygur

    Arye Uygur said, about 4 years ago

    Good morning, Slim.

    Good morning, everyone else. Nothing much happened today. I read a lot of the articles I saved and put them in recyclying. Went to the supermarket and put my roommate’s bottles in the recycycling machine (for once no one with a huge bag of bottles was ahead of me). Then I pressed a button and got a receipt for a dollar and brought it to the cashier to redeem (I gave the money to my roommate). I bought a pound of swiss cheese and found there were actually VEGGIE BURGERS!!! for sale here (Now I don’t have to go to Manhattan for veffieburgers). Back to my reading.

  3. dkram

    dkram said, about 4 years ago

    Good morning good people.
    Sunny, but, chilly, leaves are gone and the wind mills are turning in the wind.
    Not a lot happening right now so I guess I’ll come back later.

  4. davidf42

    davidf42 said, about 4 years ago

    Morning, Vagabonds!
    I think I’ll run into town today and shop for a hot water heater.

  5. Montana  Lady

    Montana Lady said, about 4 years ago

    Good Morning, Vagabonds,

    Slept in this a.m. Had a great drive home yesterday. Picnicked by a small lake, and really enjoyed the peacefulness. Autumn colors were everywhere!

    Jan, yes, I keep about 90% of the books. I prefer hardbacks, they are easier for me to hold. We do have quite a good sized library. And, I do re-read them. The books that I don’t think I’ll ever read again are donated back to the library.

    I was told that there is a series of books by James Patterson that I would enjoy……about a murder club…….the book titles have numbers in them. So, I picked up 1 thru 7. Also picked up another 3 by him. But, not too sure if they will be too gory or not. Anyone read his work?


    SWEETBILL said, about 4 years ago


    Left Wed. morn after I closed the cottage in upstate NY till I return next May. Arrive in Sav GA. Thurs. safe, blew out muffler on the way down, just kept going :-) had to turn up the radio !!!!!!!!!!,

    @Rita, James Patterson and John Grisham are my favs- all thier books are page turners- no gor

  7. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, about 4 years ago

    Good morning Vagabonds.

    Rita, that was the Women’s Murder Club series. I’ve never read them, but I had a friend who did and said they were very good. Apparently he’s up to #11 by now. There was a TV series based on the books a few years back, and if that was any indication, I think I would enjoy the books. Angie Harmon played the detective, and there was a DA, an ME and a reporter that made up the “club”.

    Supposed to be a nice day today, in the mid-70’s. Yesterday never got above 65. The cooler weather will be over by tomorrow, though. Up to 80 then and nearly 90 by Friday. Sigh…

  8. Florchi

    Florchi said, about 4 years ago

    Hola Vagabonds –
    MYSTERY SERIES (books): I used to read (and reread) John D. MacDonald’s Florida-based Travis McGee series. Great writer…great mysteries… the University of South Florida, Department of English (Ed Hirshberg, Editor) used to publish a periodical called The JDM Bibliophile (I recently saw one listed at for $30 – I should have hung onto all my copies!). MacDonald also wrote other novels, but the the McGee books always had a color in the title, from the first (“The Deep Blue Goodbye”) to the last (“The Lonely Silver Rain”). There was a poorly reviewed movie based on “A Deady Shade of Gold” with Rod Taylor as Travis. After McGee, I found the Spenser series by Robert B. Parker (Parker also wrote the Jesse Stone series, which have into TV drams starring Tom Selleck). There was a “Spenser: For Hire” TV series back in the 80s starring Robert Ulrich. More recently I have been reading the Florida-based Doc Ford series by Randy Wayne White. MacDonald and Parker are no longer living, but RWW is still going strong. As to Grisham, I read a couple of his novels and have seen some of the movies based on his books. I’ll have to give Patterson a try one of these days.

  9. Florchi

    Florchi said, about 4 years ago

    Weather here in the Ft. Lauderdale area is sunny & breezy (22 mph) with a temperature of approx. 79 degrees Fahrenheit and humidity of 70%. Can’t complain. If we’re lucky, it will stay something like this for the 6 mos.

  10. Shirttail Slim

    Shirttail Slim said, about 4 years ago


    Florchi, because it was back during the height of my nomading days, I only got to read John D. MacDonald when I was fortunate enough to run across one of his books. I really liked thr Travis McGee stories, but my favorite story was not a Travis McGee one. If I remember the title correctly, it was “The Girl, The Gold Watch And Everything”. I’m pretty sure they made a movie of it, and I’ve seen a couple of movies based on the same principle as that book.
    Have you read it? I can hardly remember the story itself, but I can remember liking it a great deal.

  11. Florchi

    Florchi said, about 4 years ago

    @Shirttail Slim

    THE GIRL, THE GOLD WATCH….That’s the sci-fi story – with a gold pocket watch that can stop time for everybody but the holder. Everyone now and then, when I get really behind on something, I mutter that I need MacDonald’s gold watch – so I can stop the world while I catch up. “The Girl, the Gold Watch…” was made into a movie back around 1980 with Robert Hayes and Pam Dawber – it may have been a made-for-television movie. I read the story, but a loooong time ago. It was nice to read your comment about “Travis” and “Gold Watch.” :-)

  12. Florchi

    Florchi said, about 4 years ago

    @Shirttail Slim

    TG, TGW & EVERYTHING: Used paperbacks are affordable, but the used hard covers of the John D. MacDonald book are listed @ $64 to $203 on

  13. Shirttail Slim

    Shirttail Slim said, about 4 years ago


    All the J. D. MacDonald books I read were read a loooong time ago, too.

  14. Florchi

    Florchi said, about 4 years ago

    @Shirttail Slim

    TG, TGW & EVERYTHING: has some inexpensive used paperbacks, but the used hard covers of the John D. MacDonald book are listed from $64 to $203. New, unread copies (collectibles) of TG, TGW & Everything are listed as high as $935.

  15. JanCinLV

    JanCinLV said, about 4 years ago


    I wonder if they have a Kindle edition.

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