Category Archives: Nancy Drew

I’m moving

Hello readers and friends– My site is moving, but will be the same, with a new address. Look for me at You’ll see my usual page with a row of books at the top. And there is a new … Continue reading

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We’re in St. Louis! part three: Paul Manno’s Cafe and more

This is the new beautiful intersection at Creve Coeur in St. Louis MO.  When we left in 2003, work had just begun.  Now it’s lovely with floral plantings –in fact, many of the streets in St. Louis have nice garden … Continue reading

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Nancy Drew House Winner!

The contest is over!  Thank you, thank you for taking the time to vote.  You had definite opinions, and reasons why—-cute. And, from the 12 houses to choose from, you chose a winner . . . .   house #TWO (click photo … Continue reading

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Is This Nancy Drew’s House? (Vote!)

Did you grow up in River Heights?  That is, was Nancy Drew an integral part of your life when you were a young girl growing up? I loved reading Nancy Drew books.  I knew her, and George and Bess like … Continue reading

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Nancy’s Mysterious Letter

This is the first Nancy Drew book I ever read—I wrote an earlier post about that time.  (See “Two Words _____ ____” October 13, 2011) (Left click photo for enlargement, hit back button to return to this text.) In a … Continue reading

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Who Was Nancy Drew?

Who was Nancy Drew?  More to the point, who was Carolyn Keene? That’s the mystery that is solved in Girl Sleuth by Melanie Rehak. It was published in 2006 and is a thoroughly engaging ride through the history of Nancy … Continue reading

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Two Words: _____ ____

Say two words to a certain generation of women in America–just two words–and you will strike a chord in their memory.  The words? Nancy Drew! Nancy Drew.  She is easily one of my best memories of growing up.  I remember … Continue reading

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