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Slippery Slopes

Rachel Stein

“When are we leaving?” he wanted to know, bounding into the kitchen, his coal black eyes dancing with anticipation. A bright, sunny day beamed at him through the windows, just perfect for a day on the water.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

After what seemed like hours to Chezky, the Kleinberger family clambered into their 15-seater white van, soon rumbling along the highway toward an exciting trip. “Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream,” Chezky sang spiritedly, picturing them zipping down the river, riding the waves in a sleek pontoon. Chuckling, Chezky pictured his friends’ jaws dropping when they heard how he had spent his afternoon. Yes, he was definitely one lucky guy. “Here’s our exit,” Tatty announced, turning onto the ramp and following the signs forBob’s Boat Rentals.

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