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MacKenzie Phillips Survives One Day at a Time

  If you are over 30, you’ve probably heard of the 1960s band ironically titled The Mamas and the Papas. You are probably too young to have heard them live when they were in their glory days. It seems to me you weren’t missing much. John Phillips, one of the Papas in the band, was anything but… Continue reading MacKenzie Phillips Survives One Day at a Time

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Wasted, Wistful Women Waged War Within War

Women are known to make sacrifices.  That’s what we do.  Some women spend their lives doing for others and neglecting themselves, whether by choice or not. Sad, but true. In war, everyone suffers: men, children, women, goldfish, you get the idea. Men and women, however, suffer differently and sometimes for different reasons. Men don’t have… Continue reading Wasted, Wistful Women Waged War Within War

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Ladies on the Lam for Love

As long as there have been love stories there have been criminal lovers who hit the road together in order to avoid the law.  This isn’t the same as criminal couples where both man and woman are criminals and on the lam as much to save their own individual butts as to be together. I… Continue reading Ladies on the Lam for Love

abnormalities in the vanilla world · crime and punishment · forensics · macabre creativity · pathetic

Man’s Best Friend – Woman’s Worst Enemy

Here’s an oddball case that doesn’t involve gore and guts but nonetheless is quite fascinating to the more macabre among my (few) readers. This is the tale of an innocent dog and a narcissistic 43-year-old woman named Sandra Anderson, of Sanford, who used “man’s  best friend” to her own advantage. She managed to fool many police forces… Continue reading Man’s Best Friend – Woman’s Worst Enemy

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Lacrymose, Lamentful, Lousy, Lemp Family Suicides

Imagine four family members committing suicide by shotgun, three of which were in the same house, and a fourth elsewhere. At first I thought the family had committed suicide at the same time, like a cult. I was wrong…that’s probably a good thing, although it would make for an interesting story. Strangely, all of the family… Continue reading Lacrymose, Lamentful, Lousy, Lemp Family Suicides

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Schizoid Sarah’s Strange Staircases

The Winchester Family The Winchester Family of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company ,bears the honour of the peculiar Winchester Mystery House. Initially  William Wirt Winchester and Sarah Winchester (nee Pardee), and for a short time, their daughter Annie Paradee Winchester, who died only a few weeks after her birth, lived in an elegant manor in New Haven, Connecticut. Sarah spoke four… Continue reading Schizoid Sarah’s Strange Staircases