The mystery world is still stunned by the terrible news about Barbara Seranella. Over and over on the DorothyL list people talk about her kindness and generorisy of spirit to new writers, people just starting out, and fans.
I posted a link to a piece Barbara wrote about the coming year. It's been reprinted, and is more accessible here
In one of those coincidences, I was on the subway today and there was an ad from the NY Eyebank saying Jerry Orbach, a great and wonderful actor and New Yorker, had donated his eyes after his death. He's gone now, but two people can see because of his generosity.
Please consider being an organ donor.
Here's where to go for more information.