All That Goes Up
About the time we finished the battle of breakfast, Jim came back with word from Professor Jordan.
"Dad, I don't think the professor believed me, but he's on his way here."
"Well, thank the Lord," I exclaimed. "Did he think you were completely out of your head?"
"Not exactly, but he did think I might be exaggerating just a little, I think."
"When will he get here?" Mary asked.
"He said he'd catch a plane out of there as soon as he could, and it's only a two and a half hour flight, mother."
"Then he'll be here this afternoon?" I asked.
"He seemed to think he would."
"Oh, goodness, I hope so," Mary said. "We've got a date with the Ripleys to go to a movi