|First Line After Theme Ends|
|Well, how's the little group tonight. . . |
Shep tells about the time in 2nd grade the kids all have to sell flower seeds to raise money for a set of encyclopedias for the school. He comes home from school and spends the afternoon going from house to house trying to sell them. No luck! The old man, being a salesman himself and understanding how tough it is to sell, shells out the $1.25 and buys them all handing them to Shep's mother saying, "here, you say I never give you flowers, make your own!" His mother takes them all out behind the garage and plants them.
Shep tells about the painter he worked for and how he liked his gin. Shep was going going out with his daughter and her old man was always bagged while painting. |
|Shep gives good descriptions of all the neighbors -Bruner, Emdee, Anderson, Stafford, Van Hous. Mentions Emde kid's name is Dick and was the only true juvenile delinquent.|