just_me Posted January 28, 2006 Author Report Share Posted January 28, 2006 â€œCooter thinks he gonna beat you and Bo during the race on Saturday.â€ Nick said to Luke when they were driving Dixie home. â€œYeah well Cooter is known for having an overactive imagination. Let him prove it first.â€ Luke said laughing. â€œWhoâ€™s gonna drive? You or Bo?â€ â€˜Hmm we didnâ€™t decide on that yet. I think I give the honors to Bo but it wonâ€™t do no harm teasing him a bit, not letting him know that yet.â€Nick grinned. â€œCan I drive with yaâ€™all?â€ Luke shook his head. â€œNeh we would be going really fast kiddo.â€â€œYeah I know!â€ Nick said excided. â€œIt would be to dangerous and by the way the extra weight would slow the car down. When youâ€™re sixteen you can drive your own races.â€ â€œAlright.â€ Nick sighed. â€œBut it sucks to be a kid, canâ€™t do nothing.â€ Luke grinned but didnâ€™t respond. â€œHowâ€™s Daisy coming home now, when we have Dixie?â€ Nick chanced the subject. â€œEnos is taking here out jukinâ€™ tonight after work so I guess heâ€™ll drive her home.â€ Luke explained.â€Whatâ€™s jukinâ€™?â€ â€œGoing out dancing on a jukebox.â€ Luke said as he parked Dixie in front of the farm and got out. â€œIs Daisy in love with Enos?â€ Nick asked while Luke handed him a grocery bag to bring inside. â€œYouâ€™re asking a whole lot of questions today kid.â€ Luke noticed while they walked in to the kitchen.â€œOnly cause I wanna know a lot of things.â€ Nick said like it was obvious. â€œWell if ya really wanna know you should ask it herself, but I think she does. Otherwise she wouldnâ€™t be dating him and she and Enos go along way back.â€ Luke said and put all the groceries on the kitchen table. â€œSo maybe they will get married, move out and have kids and stuff?â€ Nick asked again.Luke frowned. â€œCould be possible and I think Jesse would be pleased if they did it in that order yes, but yaâ€™re thinking quite ahead there. Things donâ€™t usually go that fast, not even in Hazzard. But why ya wanna know all this stuff?â€ Nick shrugged. â€œO no reason, just thinking. Can I call Ray and Max or they wanna play?â€ â€œCheck your watch.â€ Luke just answered. Nick did and saw it was half past 5. â€œTo late again right?â€ Nick asked. Luke nodded. â€œWeâ€™ll be eating in about half an hour, you can try after supper.â€And so Nick did, but after supper his friends needed to do homework and with Bo and Luke of to the junkyard he decided to walk up to the bookcase again. After putting Winnetou back on the shelf he watched the titles of the other books. He had to stand on his toes to read the ones on the highest shelve. â€œDidnâ€™t you like Karl May?â€ Jesse asked from the couch. â€œI did too Uncle Jesse, but I already finished it.â€ Jesse frowned and walked up to the bookcase. â€œYouâ€™re sure?â€ He asked while getting Winnetou from the shelf again. He could see the pages had fresh wrinkles in them even at the end, but he still found it hard to believe an 11 year old would finish this book within the week. â€œYeah I had a lot of time to, with Bo and Luke gone every evening. Itâ€™s a bit sad and some times a bit slow, but overall I liked it.â€ Uncle Jesse was impressed. â€œWell I make you a deal, cause I donâ€™t really have a lot of books your age laying around, Bo and Luke never were great readers, but if you write me a book report on Winnetou Iâ€™ll go in to town and buy you a knew one.â€ â€œWhatâ€™s a book report?â€ Nick asked. â€œWell then you write down where the story is about, what is special about the book and what you liked or didnâ€™t like. You have to do a lot of them later on in high school and because youâ€™ll be going to school again sooner or later it wouldnâ€™t do you no harm to practice a little in advance. See whether you write as well as you read. What ya say?â€ â€œDo I have to?â€ Nick said with reluctant expression on his face. â€œI think it would be good for ya.â€ Jesse answered with a smile. Nick sighed. He knew that meant he had to. â€œAlright I will write the report.â€ He said with out much enthusiasm. â€œDoesnâ€™t mean now you have to buy me a book ya know. Yaâ€™all bought me enough.â€ He said looking at his clothes.â€œDonâ€™t ya worry about thatâ€ Uncle Jesse said â€œLet me just see whether I can find ya some of my kids old workbooks you can use to write in.â€As Jesse left the living room Nick sighed. Where did he let himself get talked in to? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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