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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #140 on: December 20, 2008, 04:56:54 pm »
“Mr. Coyote always gets me good, boy,”  Ellery said, winking.  “Almost forgot what life was like before I got me my own personal coyote.”


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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #141 on: December 21, 2008, 07:35:27 pm »
and here is Chapter 33:

http://louisev.livejournal.com/284254.html

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“That include you?” Ellery shot back, defensive.

Ha!  Nice try, Ellery!  But it looks like Wes has all his bases covered. 

“Time for a little harsher interrogation I’d say,” Ellery said, smiling grimly now.

Uh oh.  Ellery is smiling grimly.  I wouldn't want to be David the towel boy.  LOL.

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The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in times of crisis         ~~~~~~~~~Thurgood Marshall

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.    ~~~~~~~~~ Mark Twain

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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #142 on: December 21, 2008, 09:18:37 pm »
stay tuned for more grim smiling.
“Mr. Coyote always gets me good, boy,”  Ellery said, winking.  “Almost forgot what life was like before I got me my own personal coyote.”


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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #143 on: December 21, 2008, 10:42:16 pm »
“Mr. Coyote always gets me good, boy,”  Ellery said, winking.  “Almost forgot what life was like before I got me my own personal coyote.”


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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #144 on: December 22, 2008, 03:41:46 pm »
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“No controllin who ya love. I was in love with a thief once. A thief who stole from me.”

I really like the way Ellery handled David - tough and no nonsense, but he showed some compassion, too.  And I think the fact that Ellery was honest enough to admit that he hasn't always been the best judge of character himself will make it easier for David to admit his part.

And Colson is irresistible when he's shy and scared.   :)

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Marie
The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in times of crisis         ~~~~~~~~~Thurgood Marshall

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.    ~~~~~~~~~ Mark Twain

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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #145 on: December 27, 2008, 08:12:05 pm »
and at long last, with the waning of the Christmas holiday, here is Chapter 35!

http://louisev.livejournal.com/284787.html
“Mr. Coyote always gets me good, boy,”  Ellery said, winking.  “Almost forgot what life was like before I got me my own personal coyote.”


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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #146 on: December 28, 2008, 11:26:51 am »
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Both Sheriff Wes and Dr. Caulfield were so impressive with their talks.  Obviously, Wes understands his staff and Henry has a firm grasp, not only on what his job will entail, but on the discomfort many of them may feel in speaking with him. 

“Not shy about stating his opinions.”

LOL.  Yeah, you could say that! 

It'll be interesting to see Henry and Ellery interact, but right now I'm more interested in seeing how Henry and Paula size each other up on their first impressions! 

And what's this about the Paso Fino? 

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The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in times of crisis         ~~~~~~~~~Thurgood Marshall

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.    ~~~~~~~~~ Mark Twain

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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #147 on: January 04, 2009, 07:35:36 pm »
And here is chapter 36!

http://louisev.livejournal.com/285079.html

Sorry about the slow delivery here, I got sidetracked by more good fiction!  I'm a hopeless reader sometimes too!
“Mr. Coyote always gets me good, boy,”  Ellery said, winking.  “Almost forgot what life was like before I got me my own personal coyote.”


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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #148 on: January 05, 2009, 02:23:31 pm »
And here is chapter 36!

http://louisev.livejournal.com/285079.html

Sorry about the slow delivery here, I got sidetracked by more good fiction!  I'm a hopeless reader sometimes too!

Reading is a good thing, Louise! 

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Oh, the naked swimmin’s legal an all. As long as ya don’t strip down on the wrong side a the cones,” Colson reassured him. “I wouldn’t a done it if there wasn’t a sign.”

LOL.  Colson is so adorably law abiding.  I know Ellery thinks he's over-reacting to the anonymous note under the door, but I can't blame him too much.  Colson's right that Sevigny seemed harmless at first, too.  I understand why Ellery is bound and determined to solve the break-in himself, but he sometimes has a tendency to use poor judgment when he's so personally involved ...... :-\

Thanks, Louise!  :)

Marie

The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in times of crisis         ~~~~~~~~~Thurgood Marshall

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.    ~~~~~~~~~ Mark Twain

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Re: In the Land of the Lotus Eaters: New Greenlea Tale
« Reply #149 on: January 05, 2009, 05:46:12 pm »
Reading is a good thing, Louise! 

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Oh, the naked swimmin’s legal an all. As long as ya don’t strip down on the wrong side a the cones,” Colson reassured him. “I wouldn’t a done it if there wasn’t a sign.”

LOL.  Colson is so adorably law abiding.  I know Ellery thinks he's over-reacting to the anonymous note under the door, but I can't blame him too much.  Colson's right that Sevigny seemed harmless at first, too.  I understand why Ellery is bound and determined to solve the break-in himself, but he sometimes has a tendency to use poor judgment when he's so personally involved ...... :-\

Thanks, Louise!  :)

Marie



but didn't ya think that Colson might have been rationalizing a bit on the "naked swimmin" in order to make it seem more legit to Wes?
“Mr. Coyote always gets me good, boy,”  Ellery said, winking.  “Almost forgot what life was like before I got me my own personal coyote.”