Mein Leibchens! Happy Monday, it’s nearly May (!!!), which is just impossible. And now I’ve spent five minutes staring at my screen trying to come up with something witty about it soon being my Birthday Month, but nothing’s coming to me, so let’s just kick it to the content…
Friend of the Missive and fellow true crime fan Greg wrote an intriguing piece on the 1933 Bay Area murder trial of the “Panther Nurse.” This story has everything: a haunted hotel, awkward pseudonyms, and the line “I wanted to have him sober so he would know who killed him.” I so desperately want to see and/or make my sole post-COVID daily uniform the “brown travel ensemble complete with a bonnet” that the defendant wore as she left the jail.
CAN WE TALK ABOUT HOW AMAZING THIS SMITHSONIAN HEADLINE IS?!?! Prickles the Sheep Returns Home After Seven Years on the Lam(b)
OK, now I’m going down a Smithsonian link rabbit hole: DID YOU KNOW YOU CAN VIRTUALLY TOUR FIVE EGYPTIAN HERITAGE SITES?!?
And finally, I am happy to hear that some tech companies are beginning to do the Lord’s Work: Microsoft Word now flags double spaces as errors, ending the great space debate.
Y’all are great. And it’s another week, so let’s get out there (figuratively, because we are practicing responsible social distancing) and do our best, alright? Be kind to each other.