Archive for Archive for July, 2008

Wednesday at 11

Finally, the men were in agreement, and Skeet gave each of them an index card to write the rules on. 1. every Wednesday, unless snow, rain or holiday (discuss rain as needed) 2. meet at 11 A.M. 3. cancel in temperatures or wind chill index below 45 degrees (Elmer has arthritis in hip) 4. cancel […]

Posted by: Deborah Hendrick on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008


Mr. Hobart suspected the boys were cheating, but he couldn’t figure out how. For one thing, their desks were too far apart. “Little devils,” he thought. Jesse and Charlie Ben both scored exactly the same on the history test. And not just that—their bonus credit answers were almost identical, and the questions covered topics he […]

Posted by: Deborah Hendrick on Thursday, July 17th, 2008


During the Vietnam war, Danny served as an Army medic—in northern Italy. The most dangerous thing he did, he joked, was administer first-aid to officers’ wives who’d sprained their ankles while skiing in the Dolomites. Later on he worked for a man who had been intelligence specialist in ’67, stationed along the wall at Checkpoint […]

Posted by: Deborah Hendrick on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008