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Vampires: Can They Smell You Coming?

In modern fiction, specifically urban fantasy, vampires are frequently characterized as having an acute sense of smell.  Often they can smell humans from several yards away; they can smell fear like a dog or wild animal, or they can track … Continue reading

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Turning Again Home: Buzz Fleming, 1924–2008

We went to Buzz Fleming’s memorial service last Saturday.  Of course his name isn’t Buzz.  It’s Basil Aubrey Fleming. Buzz was born in Palmrya, New York, on Halloween in 1924.  He joked about Palmrya, which was the home of the … Continue reading

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