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Harv and Vera's Adventures in Panama
#1  pshrynk 11-06-2008, 06:14 PM
Edit: I am copying the Harv and Vera's Adventure in Panama to this thread in the Writer's Corner. Enjoy!

Well, I just wasted my entire afternoon reading this thread. Wonder what sort of other nonsense was got up to while I was away.



Vera stepped off the veranda into the heat of the Panama City night.

"To Hell with Harv!" she muttered. He was nothing but trouble, anyway. Why, he couldn't even get that damned boat of his to stop leaking, even after three barrels of pitch and an entire sailcloth.

She sauntered down the path leading to the American Zone, thinking she needed to have some fun and the navvies there were certainly her type of fun. She wanted it and she wanted it bad!

And nowhere else in Central America did they make peach cobbler like the ones in the Enlisted club.
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#2  zelda_pinwheel 11-06-2008, 06:39 PM
oh, bravo !

...so what happens next ? a lot can happen in panama city at night, you know.
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#3  nekokami 11-06-2008, 08:32 PM
Will it involve squid? That's what I want to know...
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#4  yvanleterrible 11-06-2008, 08:35 PM
Quote nekokami
Will it involve squid? That's what I want to know...
Yes, the one next to the blue fish.
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#5  ShortNCuddlyAm 11-06-2008, 08:36 PM
Quote pshrynk
Vera stepped off the veranda into the heat of the Panama City night.

"To Hell with Harv!" she muttered. He was nothing but trouble, anyway. Why, he couldn't even get that damned boat of his to stop leaking, even after three barrels of pitch and an entire sailcloth.

She sauntered down the path leading to the American Zone, thinking she needed to have some fun and the navvies there were certainly her type of fun. She wanted it and she wanted it bad!

And nowhere else in Central America did they make peach cobbler like the ones in the Enlisted club.
:applauds:

Quote zelda_pinwheel
a lot can happen in panama city at night
That would make a good first line for the next installment
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#6  zelda_pinwheel 11-06-2008, 08:59 PM
Quote nekokami
Will it involve squid? That's what I want to know...
i think that's the question in the forefront of *all* our minds, right now.
Quote ShortNCuddlyAm
That would make a good first line for the next installment
i believe you may be right about that.
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#7  pshrynk 11-07-2008, 08:57 AM
Slapping her feet down in an agitated tatoo, Vera reflected back on her realationship with Harv. He wasn't really all that bad, at least not for a man who had been morphed into a squid at least once. And there had been that time he'd flown his grumman Goose al the way up to Lake Managua, just to get her a bouquet of rare and endangered (probably extinct, now) orchids.

He just did not understand the needs of a woman, though. All that romantic stuff went only so far. Every now and then, she needed a man to go aout and kill a polar bear or something.

"Next thing you know, he'll be saying how rare polar bears are this close to the equator," she sniffed. Just like a man.

She turned her head toward the Canal Zone, hearing the faint tinklings of a really bad knock off Dorsey Orchestra. Probably playing at the Officers' Club, she thought. the Enlisted Club had to make do with phonographs of the real thing.
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#8  zelda_pinwheel 11-07-2008, 09:04 AM
well, i'm torn. on the one hand, this new installment of The Ongoing Saga of Vera is eminently karma-worthy. on the other hand, pshrynk's karma is currently the elegant, rotationally symmetrical number of 21112, and i don't want to spoil that.

so i'm posting this comment instead, to express my extreme appreciation of this latest litterary triumph, and my unabated anticipation of the next episode.
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#9  ShortNCuddlyAm 11-07-2008, 09:17 AM
Quote zelda_pinwheel
well, i'm torn. on the one hand, this new installment of The Ongoing Saga of Vera is eminently karma-worthy. on the other hand, pshrynk's karma is currently the elegant, rotationally symmetrical number of 21112, and i don't want to spoil that.

so i'm posting this comment instead, to express my extreme appreciation of this latest litterary triumph, and my unabated anticipation of the next episode.
Fixed that for you
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#10  zelda_pinwheel 11-07-2008, 09:23 AM
Quote ShortNCuddlyAm
Fixed that for you
well, now that it's been spoiled anyway, i might as well add my own.
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