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The Six Maxims

1. "Avoid fried meats which angry up the blood".
2. "If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts".
3. "Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move".
4. "Go very light on the vices, such as carrying on in society - the social ramble aint restful".
5. "Avoid running at all times".
6. "And don't look back - something might be gaining on you"

My mother and father gave me photograph of Satchel Paige for my birthday. I have yet to frame it. But it got be thinking about Satchel Paige. He was a pitcher in the Negro Leagues, and despite not player in the Major Leagues until late life is still remembered as one of the greats. This summer they dedicated a statue of Satchel Paige at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Copperstown. It is only a few hours away from here, and the next time my Dad visits I think we will take a drive down I-90 and check it out.

What does this have to do with crime fiction? Not real sure, but it is a good code to live a life and write a blog by. I'll try and follow it as best I can.

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