Bootleg, Babes and Bodies at Duffy’s Speakeasy

Barbara Vey -- June 5th, 2012
joysann

joysann

Hi, it’s joysann here.

When the Ravioli, Manicotti, Cannelloni and Pepperoni Families, et al, meet up for a Mystery Dinner at the hottest juice joint in town, it’s going to be murder. Sixty or so early attendees visiting Cincinnati, Ohio, for the Annual Reader & Author Get-Together were invited to author Duffy Brown‘s home on Thursday for a fun-filled evening, playing their roles and trying to figure out “whodunnit”.

Hoochie Coochie Cannelloni (author Keri Stevens) rouged her knees and danced to all that jazz

.

.

Gangsters and flappers and counterfeit money galore kept the action going while guys and dolls searched for clues and shared their secrets. It was great entertainment for everyone involved, even though the end of the outdoor party was a bit rushed when the thunder and rain blew in. Duffy and her family worked very hard to write a mystery and set it all up so everyone could have a good time, a good Italian food buffet, and bootleg hooch.

.

.

..

.

.

.

.

My Pepperoni Family: L-R: Joan Short, Kym Lucas, Alina Federspiel, Kathy Andrico, Rosie Murphy, Niny Negron, author Annette Blair

 

Author Duffy Brown

Speaking of writing mysteries, Duffy Brown’s new Consignment Shop Mystery series will be out this fall with Iced Chiffon.

Having worked for several years in one of the Snooty Fox Consignment Shops around Cincinnati, Duffy found interesting material there with which to work on her books. And since so many Get-Together attendees enjoy finding deals at consignment shops, she arranged a bus tour to those shops, providing beverages and box lunches through the few hours it took. It was delightful; I found the grandchild-sized girl clothes especially dangerous to my wallet. I wasn’t the only one who found treasures impossible to pass up, which wasn’t a bad thing at all, considering.

.

.

Consignment Shop Shoppers

.

Donna Speigel & The Snooty Fox

The owner of these shops, Donna Speigel, uses proceeds from sales to help fund the Conductive Learning Center of Greater Cincinnati, which she founded, a special school for children with disabilities like spina bifida and cerebral palsy. This brings us back around to the Annual Reader & Author Get-Together, from which a percentage of bookfair sales will be donated to the Conductive Learning Center.

More on that exceptional event to follow…

Bottom Line: It was Elorana-the Eliminator Pepperoni

20 thoughts on “Bootleg, Babes and Bodies at Duffy’s Speakeasy

  1. medical storage device

    USB Medi-Chip’s at http://www.usbmedichip.biz are an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). They hold all medical records including x-rays, MRIs, CT scans, EKGs, physician names, lab reports, contacts, Meds, 911 Alerts, Allergy info and more. IF A Tragedy Strikes… be Prepared, In an emergency having your Medical Records instantly available to EMT’s, Could Save Your Life!, In an Emergency and you can’t speak….Let our Key2Life Medi-Chips speak for you. Our Medical Alert Jewelry devices are Easy to wear as Necklaces, Key chains, Dog Tags, Bracelets, Wrist Bands or Credit Card style EMR Medi – Chips These Portable & Waterproof devices are preloaded with medical software that enables you to load all your medical records.

  2. gametester

    Excellent post. I was checking continuously this blog and I’m impressed! Extremely helpful info particularly the last part :) I care for such information a lot. I was looking for this particular info for a very long time. Thank you and best of luck.

  3. Teachers Day Quotes for kids

    Fantastic goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you are just extremely fantastic. I actually like what you have acquired here, really like what you are stating and the way in which you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still take care of to keep it sensible. I can not wait to read far more from you. This is really a terrific web site.

  4. oriflame

    Considering your web blog as well as content published on it I am just thankful that there are nonetheless traumas web owners. Thanks! You writewonderful regarding the wonderful things, and i also wish you luck! Regards Congrats on! I see you may have placed lots of perform in to this great site, excellent search engine optimization, wonderful design and style. My partner and i coveted by an individual a great deal enthusiasm concerning how most likely accomplishing!

  5. Depatures

    Along with the whole thing that seems to be building inside this specific area, all your viewpoints are actually rather exciting. Nonetheless, I appologize, but I can not give credence to your whole plan, all be it stimulating none the less. It would seem to everybody that your comments are generally not totally justified and in fact you are your self not really thoroughly convinced of your point. In any case I did appreciate reading it.

  6. WHEELINGILHOMES

    Some really fantastic blog posts on this website, regards for contribution. “Always aim for achievement, and forget about success.” by Helen Hayes.

  7. twitter followers

    My developer is trying to convince me to move to .net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the expenses. But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on a number of websites for about a year and am anxious about switching to another platform. I have heard great things about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can import all my wordpress posts into it? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  8. Aile Hekimi

    A powerful share, I simply given this onto a colleague who was doing a bit analysis on this. And he actually purchased me breakfast as a result of I discovered it for him.. smile. So let me reword that: Thnx for the deal with! But yeah Thnkx for spending the time to discuss this, I feel strongly about it and love reading extra on this topic. If attainable, as you change into expertise, would you thoughts updating your blog with more particulars? It is highly useful for me. Huge thumb up for this blog post!

  9. Executive Leads

    I acquired more new things on this weight reduction issue. Just one issue is a good nutrition is especially vital whenever dieting. An enormous reduction in fast foods, sugary ingredients, fried foods, sweet foods, pork, and white flour products may perhaps be necessary. Possessing wastes organisms, and toxic compounds may prevent aims for losing fat. While particular drugs quickly solve the matter, the terrible side effects are not worth it, and they also never offer you more than a temporary solution. It is a known proven fact that 95% of dietary fads fail. Many thanks sharing your notions on this weblog.

  10. chris freville

    Amazing internet website. A lot of beneficial information right here. I’m transmitting it to a couple pals ans furthermore revealing within tasty. And clearly, thanks on your perspire!

  11. Stan Rivelli

    I blog quite often and I genuinely appreciate your content. Your article has truly peaked my interest. I’m going to bookmark your website and keep checking for new information about once per week. I opted in for your Feed too.

  12. Online Married Dating

    Hi this is kind of of off topic but I was wondering if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you have to manually code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding expertise so I wanted to get guidance from someone with experience. Any help would be enormously appreciated!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>