Reflections of 1993……….

Reflections of 1993……….

1993 Yearly Inflation Rate USA 2.96% Year End, Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 3654 Interest Rates Year End Federal Reserve 6.00% Average Cost of new house$113,200.00 Average Income per year $31,230.00 Events: include Brady bill signed into law, World Trade Center...
Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 31

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 31

Only Harpo reacted, walking toward the police officer standing in front of them with a grocery bag in one arm. The officer reached down to stroke the only part of the dingo’s head that he allowed anyone to touch. Harpo first wagged his tail, and then sat down to enjoy some more attention.

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 29

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 29

Arch woke up wondering where he was. The cold was penetrating every pore of his body. He shivered awake, sitting up quickly, survival driving adrenalin into his system. And he couldn’t see anything except a thick grayness. He looked down…….

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 28

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 28

The first thing Arch noticed, again, were the clouds surrounding the very top of the mountain that was the center of the western lobe of the island. They were huge, slowly billowing, and beautiful in the morning light. Good signs for a rigorous hike………

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 27

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 27

The first thing Arch noticed, while walking up the pier toward downtown Lahaina, was the clouds surrounding the very top of the mountain that was the center of the western lobe of the island. They were huge, slowly billowing, and beautiful in the morning light…..

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 26

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 26

Doug, the pilot, was wrong about one thing. Arch had traveled the islands very extensively but as a youngster, bumming along aboard his father’s Coast Guard cutter. Maui was an inhospitable island for beaches and for ports. …..

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 25

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 25

Arch knew that their only hope for surviving getting into Maui, and possibly beyond, lay with the radio operator. They had to have a ‘front’ aboard the Independence, and then some sort of protection when getting off the ship at the port in Maui…..

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 24

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 24

Arch tore the tape from the German’s mouth. The entire affair, since finding the top secret supposedly by surprise, had been one of risk. Risk to people. Still Cyn, Atlantis, the pilot and even the dingo had gone along, and they’d been at high risk, all of them…..

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 23

Arch Patton, It Was 1993, Chapter 23

Arch Patton IT WAS 1993 Chapter 23 by James Strauss   The pilot moved all the electronic stuff that was built up against the bulkhead, and then plopped down in the German’s desk chair. That was followed by a loud crack as he dropped the small bolt cutter onto the desk...