Believe it or not, we reporters are asked from time to time if we are ever going to write a book. I personally take such inquiries as compliments — unless of course they come from a friend or wisecracking family member who adds, “You might as well write a book, you’re already doing a great job with fiction right now.”
But if I were going to write a book with the prospect of making a buck or two, I’m not sure I would delve into the fiction genre.
The real money seems to be in college textbooks.
So goes the refrain of schoolchildren everywhere as summer vacation drags on. Hearing it from my 12-year-old in recent weeks, I realized I hadn’t said those words in years. When did I stop being bored?
When I grew up, I guess.
BRANDON — The Otter Valley Union High School football team on Saturday made a winner of new head coach Jim Hill and accomplished something the Otters failed to do in 2010 — come out on top in a home game.
In the Division II and season opener for both teams, OV spotted Springfield the first eight points and scored the next 36 on the way to a 36-16 victory.