“I think we should get hired.”

21st Century Posse™ Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: “None at present—I’ll get in touch with you,” Carstairs replied, “Give Ms. Anders your cell-number.”

Episode 6… Scene 2… Outside Boomer’s Home…

“Check-out that truck, Boomer.” Continue reading

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Boomer met with Anders & William Carstairs.

21st Century Posse™ Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: “Well hello,” she said as she grabbed a coffee and joined him, “Are you regular here?”

“Yes, I am,” he replied, “I’ve finished my breakfast and am enjoying a cup of coffee before I wander around town for a while.”

“What kind of work do you do?”

“I’m retired,” Boomer replied—setting the hook, and hoping she’d bite, “And not willingly—nobody will hire me.” Continue reading

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She returned his smile.

21st Century Posse™ Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: They were having too-much fun to worry about Carstairs—a welcome change from dealing with Carstairs.

(Perhaps they SHOULD worry— Gentle Reader!)

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds, and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of–Wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov’ring there
I’ve chased the shouting wind along and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air…” Boomer quoted “High Flight” by John Gillespe Magee, Jr., an American serving in Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII.
Continue reading

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“That looks like our cruiser!”

21st Century Posse™ Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: Inside the bar they found the usual bar patrons one sees in almost any bar at 10AM—many of them were, by choice, unemployed—and not certain they wanted employment.

Others were from out of town—drifters, mostly—and were just the people Carstairs was looking to find.

He interviewed and hired three: Moe Howard, John Thompson and George Phillips. Continue reading

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AVATARS

WordPress, in their infinite wisdom, does not allow critters to belong as members on this blog.

So, from this point on, Miss Daisy-Legs Beagle will be my avatar.

Take THAT, WordPress!

 

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Carstairs & friends paused to pose outside the Dive Bar.

21st Century Posse™ Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: “Do you think the bad guys followed us to the 21st Century?” Linda asked.

“Of course, they did,” Chris Earp replied, “Because Juco.”

“Bring it on!” Debra chimed-in, “We got this.”

“I don’t know if we do,” Joey added, “Cujo can’t always prevent Juco’s shenanigans.” Continue reading

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The Posse™ stopped for breakfast at Gramma’s Café.

21st Century Posse™ Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: “Like a band of Gypsies, we go down the highway…”

The Posse™ rode through Downtown Danger Bay.

But—they didn’t stop for breakfast. Continue reading

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“The image is done—see?”

21st Century Posse™ Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: Meanwhile—In 21st Century Danger Bay in the Posse™ HQ… “Welcome to your new home, Mr. Carstairs.”

“Thank you, Mac,” Carstairs replied, “Will I be safe here?”

“Soon, I’m sure, you’ll meet Cujo,” Chris Earp grinned, “She’ll put you mind at ease.”

“What, or who, is this Cujo?” Continue reading

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“Welcome to your new home, Mr. Carstairs.”

Return to Danger Bay Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: “Where are they?” Carstairs asked.

“Nobody seems to know,” Ralph James replied, “I’ve asked around town.”

“Get out there and find them!” Continue reading

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“Who have you brought here?”

Return to Danger Bay Banner ©Jack BoardmanPREVIOUSLY: “No,” Philander Johnson, the bartender replied, “No one claiming to be a posse, anyway.”

“How about anyone by the last name, Carstairs?”

“Oh—you must mean Josh?”

“Yes, he’s my brother.” Continue reading

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