dennis scharnberg

mickey mouse club

“If you are going to break the law,” said Milo, “the best advice is to go big.

Diana Moone,  Living Well.

taking a peak

“Fish are brain food,” said the old Captain, somewhat incongruously.

Tristan Holyoke,  A Tree Full of Monkeys.

out the window

“Watch me sparkle,” said the pretty young thing, her face almost filling the screen.  This was not said with actual words, of course.  But with that look of hers.  That special look.

Thaddeus Crewes,  Crowded Evil World.

triglyph and metope

“I am reminded of the case of Red Tolliver of Northumberland.  A heartless swindler.  Though clever. Quite clever.  And that of the Tandy brothers.  Murderers they were.  That would be around 1887.  No, it was 1889.  And a cold winter it was, sir.  And some mention should be made of the mystery of the Captain’s Grove.”

Doyle Tatum,  The Holmesian Way.

presenting a present

Fire her?  No, old boy, you do not fire her.  You grab her by the left ear and fling!

Roone Giddings,  An Arrangement of Particles.