White Squirrel

The day that Shane McKenzie stole the white squirrel from the Richland High gymnasium, you’d have thought that the world was ending. It was the screaming that did it, both animal and human: the squirrel’s outraged chitters and shrieks piercing, mingling with Shane’s post-puberty warrior yodel of exultation. In response, people erupted from every door in every hallway, flooding out, gazing around and at each other with bewildered faces like goats wandering through a slaughterhouse, scattering for the screaming tornado of mischief and mayhem running surefooted up and down the hallway through the crowd he created, leaping over there and … Continue reading White Squirrel