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A CANDLE ON THE DECK
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Friday, October 24, 2003
It was, thought Linnaeus Duncan, fixing to be a fi ne weekend. It was his favorite time of year, the seven-days- a-week of summer hubbub having ended, so a man could relax and enjoy himself and his surroundings.
And, my, what surroundings: a Technicolor forest encircling the small lake, and the sun still capable of lifting the temperatures into the 70s if a north wind wasn’t blowing in.
Linnaeus (whom everyone called Linn since his days in the service, when they shortened it at mail call) and his wife, Maggie,