Author Archives: Jack Boardman

About Jack Boardman

Just a little bit of a Curmudgeon.

Things just became really ugly—

Previously: “What do you mean the airport is closed?” “Exactly what I said—they’re resurfacing the runway—the ONLY runway.” “Okay, rent some cars and get on the road to Lakeview City and try to look like tourists.” “What about the rest … Continue reading

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“What about Jones?”

Previously: Captains Debra Wennen-Miller and Joey Jerkovich and their respective crews arrived by bus (life in the bus lane?) and spread-out into the local bars—with orders not to start any trouble. Finish it—only if necessary. In two of the bars—it … Continue reading

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He’d found their spies

Previously: “Settle-down Debra,” Mac rumbled—with a wide grin, “Tug captains—Lyle Pettigrew says there are no big boats scheduled to arrive in port for two weeks, so tug captains—give your crews the next two weeks off…” “And have the brawlers visit … Continue reading

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“Are you sure?”

Previously: “I see what you mean about ‘having control’ of the airplane—you’re right about it practically taking itself off—who knew?” “It IS a HOOT, isn’t it,” Boomer replied to the widely grinning Alphonso, “This airplane requires only a little more … Continue reading

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In the heart of the beast—Chicago

Previously: They took off in Boomer’s P38 “Pat III” and raucously clawed their way into the air, “This. Is. Terrifying!” “You are an air travel veteran—this is nothing compared to taking off in an Airbus.” “In an Airbus,” Alphonso replied, … Continue reading

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“This. Is. Terrifying!”

Previously: Sheriff Boomer and Deputy US Marshal McIntyre were enjoying coffee mugs filled with organically grown, Fair and Free Trade—aw hell—the mugs were filled with Bad Weather Brewing’s “Ominous” Dark Ale, “Not to complicate matters—but my son-in-law is on his … Continue reading

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New Port of Danger Bay Village & Lighthouse

As I have been dissatisfied with the appearance of the Village of Danger Bay, and had no place to place the Danger Bay Lofts, I spent many hours over the past several days working to make the village (and actually … Continue reading

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“I thought the sheriff was already dead.”

Previously: Although these associates looked rather ordinary—in a biker-wannabe sort of way—they were intelligent operatives and great at fitting-in to the dive-bar culture. The kind of folks that other folks, once they got past their appearance, found very likable. The … Continue reading

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Now—we must return to our story…

Previously: “I have cold sandwiches, chips, and a salad for each of us in the squad; for when you’re ready to eat.” “Ale?” “No, coffee in your Thermos® bottle; HOT.” “Thanks. I hate to say this, Mac,” Boomer sighed, “I … Continue reading

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Prologue Part II

Previously: Do you notice anything missing? A grocery store? A hardware store? There aren’t any, anymore. We’ll get back to that a little later. Schools, churches, and the Works Progress Administration Public Libraries, as they are in Danger Bay, are … Continue reading

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