Neighborhood Ace

Written on 16 March 2014 and read to a group of writers gathered at the local Olive Garden for dinner that evening.

In my mind’s eye I was reliving (and embellishing) some of the antics we kids enjoyed in our central Arkansas neighborhood, circa 1975 … while adding in recent influences from the discovery of Eddie Rickenbacker’s World War I memoir “Fighting The Flying Circus”¬†and a re-reading of the 1965/1973 young adult non-fiction book I got in junior high school called “Flying Aces of World War I“.

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