Author Archives: Jack Boardman

About Jack Boardman

Just a little bit of a Curmudgeon.

“You could go back to being dead.”

Author’s Note: Most of the Boardman Family History below are facts from my family genealogy—Silas, however, was never a town marshal—anywhere. Season 14—Adventure 5—Northtown—Episode 2—Scene 1… The Town Marshal’s Office—Southtown… “How may I help you, old-timer?” The town marshal, Silas … Continue reading

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“Welcome to Northtown, folks.”

Season 14—Adventure 5—Northtown—Episode 1—Scene 1… Aboard a 19th Century RR car… With Juco outside—the fugitive McGinty and his gang found themselves aboard a 19th Century train headed—SOMEWHERE! Somewhere they shouldn’t have been able to go—NORTHTOWN (mainly because, GENTLE READER, someone—who … Continue reading

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The unexpected return of Juco

Season 14—Adventure 4—Gangsters—Episode 9—Scene 1… Inside McGinty’s rented townhome… McGinty, Anders, Sam & Susie Jones and Thomas & Rand Paulos were all present when THE call came in: “We were set-up! Surrounded by cops!” “We gotta get outa here!” Sam … Continue reading

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“We got GUNS this time—right?” Joey cracked-wise.

Season 14—Adventure 4—Gangsters—Episode 7—Scene 1… Outside Silverthorn’s Café… Boomer, Sarah & Jay paused outside of Silverthorn’s Café long enough to ensure McGinty & Anders had a good look at “Strider,” before Boomer drove away. Instead of leaving, Sarah and Jay … Continue reading

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The assassination of the Sheriff?

Season 14—Adventure 4—Gangsters—Episode 8—Scene 1… Rural Moosehead County… Sheriff Boomer couldn’t help but notice there was an unusual amount of traffic on Moosehead County Road 65—that black Mustang had been driving ahead of him for the last ten miles, and … Continue reading

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Sheriff Boomer baits the Hook

Season 14—Adventure 4—Gangsters—Episode 6—Scene 1… Silverthorn’s Café… The Coopers and Boomer paid no obvious attention to McGinty & Anders as they walked to the counter and after the usual “Hi—how are ya?” exchange with Hiram Silverthorn, place their respective orders. … Continue reading

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“Are you out of your mind?”

Season 14—Adventure 4—Gangsters—Episode 5—Scene 1… Inside the Jail… “I found Martha in Pierre, South Dakota and asked her if she would like a little adventure in her life.” “This Dog-Person scared the livin’ daylights out of me when she first … Continue reading

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Martha ‘Calamity Jane” Canary

Season 14—Adventure 4—Gangsters—Episode 4—Scene 1… The corridor outside the Sheriff’s Office… “Where?” “Yes, Boomer,” Chris replied, “Where in the past can we send them?” “Nowhere.”

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“That ain’t possible!”

Season 14—Adventure 4—Gangsters—Episode 3—Scene 1… County Sheriff’s office… Of COURSE Chris and Wyatt chose Wilcox as their first victim of interrogation—why wouldn’t they? “Would you like some coffee, Mr. Wilcox?” Chris asked—smiling, “We have some fresh brewed—Sheriff Boomer insists on … Continue reading

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“We ain’t got nothin’ t’say…”

Season 14—Adventure 4—Gangsters—Episode 2—Scene 1… In Silverthorn’s Café… McGinty & Anders lingered after the meeting—slowly becoming aware that they had much in common: A disdain for federal, state, and local regulations that simply made it too difficult for businesses to … Continue reading

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