Archive for Archive for September, 2006

The Mission: Ginny Makes a Promise (part 12)

It took all her courage to telephone Eli, so when his answering machine picked up and demanded that she leave her name and phone number, she did precisely that and nothing else. She was still holding the phone a few moments later when it buzzed in her hand. “Hello, this is Ginny.” “Ginny! I was […]

Posted by: Deborah Hendrick on Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

The Mission: Courtship (part 11)

Elijah suspected that he was not very good at writing letters, but if Ginny wanted a courtship via the U.S Mail, then he would comply. And it worked—Ginny loved every word he wrote, and his strong distinctive printing. She loved reading about his friends in the squadron, his funny neighbors, and what he did on […]

Posted by: Deborah Hendrick on Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

Big Orange

The sound came from far off, and woke him in the small hours. It got louder and louder until the familiar whumpwhumpwhump crossed over in a screaming roar that vibrated everything in his house. “Hang on!” he shouted out loud. “Big Orange is coming. Look up, and watch the sky! They’ll be there soon.” He […]

Posted by: Deborah Hendrick on Saturday, September 16th, 2006

The Mission: Someone to Watch Over Me (part 10)

Truly, it was not her plan to buy a bridal magazine. She reached for a copy of Vogue and pulled up Brides instead. She dropped it instantly, astonished at her mistake. But slowly, deliberately, she picked it up again, studied the cover, and took it. Then she looked at the rest of the brides’ magazines. […]

Posted by: Deborah Hendrick on Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

The Mission: Cross-Country & Cross-Roads (part 9)

Ginny spent a leisurely day of flying. The weather was beautiful all the way north, and when she took her turn after a big heavy and touched down at Amarillo, the late afternoon sky was brilliantly blue and clear all the way to the moon. She was pleased and relieved as she taxied up to […]

Posted by: Deborah Hendrick on Wednesday, September 6th, 2006