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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 15 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Jake meets up with Ben to celebrate Jake’s 30th birthday. Over Bison Burgers and plenty of drinks Jake does a lot of growing up when he learns about the risks Ben is willing to take to make big money at the Homestake, and […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 14 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Jake comes over to Sandy and Mary’s house to report on his trip to the abandoned level; but when Sandy reveals the truth about his father’s involvement in the 3800 accident and rescue, Jake begins to wonder if he’s a partner in the […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 13 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Jake sneaks into the Homestake, finds the boarded up entrance to the abandoned level and nearly loses his life to the very real dangers that surround this story. Cheers, fz Chapter 13   It took me about two weeks to get all my […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 12 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Sandy reveals his plan for getting into the mine and reaching the abandoned cavern. As Mary and Jake listen to him, the weaknesses of the plan underscore the real dangers that lie ahead for all of them. Cheers, fz Chapter 12   When […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 11 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Jake makes a decision that changes everything for him, for Mary, and for Sandy. Cheers, fz Chapter 11 By the time we got back to the picnic area, everybody was friendly as could be, and I made the introductions. Ben told me how […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 10 of High Pocket. In this chapter, Jake learns about his father’s involvement in the cave-in that nearly killed Sandy. It’s a disturbing and confusing disclosure of possible complicity. Cheers, fz Chapter 10 I thought it was near to impossible that Sandy’s story could be true. Sure, the nugget was […]

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Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 9 of High Pocket. It’s a pivotal chapter in which Sandy reveals to Jake and Mary the secret that has embittered his heart and possessed his dreams. Cheers, fz Chapter 9   We sat there a while, neither of us speaking until finally Mary dried her eyes and straightened up. […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 8

February 13, 2012 by

Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 8 of High Pocket. Now it’s Jake’s turn to stand up to Sandy, and for Mary to make a choice that will seal their destiny. Cheers, fz Chapter 8   All the way back to the Dry, I kept wondering what Mary told Sandy about us that might have set […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 7

January 16, 2012 by

Hello All, Today, I’m posting Chapter 7 of High Pocket. It’s a short chapter and a brutal one emotionally for Jake and for Sandy. A confrontation…and a challenge. A challenge neither one can turn away from. Let me know how you like it. Cheers, fz Chapter 7 It took us about half and hour to clear […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 6

December 19, 2011 by

Hello All, The holidays are upon us. Hanukkah starts the 20th and ends on my birthday, the 28th. Cool. Christmas lasts all December it seems, at least in the Malls of America. We’ve already had Pearl Harbor Day (not a big gift giving event), and New Year’s Eve looms ever closer. There’s also Boxing Day, Kwanzaa, […]

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