Oh What Fun It Is
This was the first day that pleasant, spring heat started to turn a little sweltering by afternoon, as The Cadets cleaned drill in the stadium. Cheeks and chests are a little rosier this evening. The food crew spent the morning and early afternoon flipping hundreds of sizzling hamburger patties. When they gradually realize what’s for lunch, “Yes!” always ripples through the long line of sweaty, hungry Cadets on cheeseburger day as they hurriedly line up their equipment and jump in the food line.
Pat Croissant, a faithful Cadet volunteer for decades, took the opportunity to make her famous lemonade. She always stands at the end of the food line, scooping lemonade and lemon slices out of a giant, plastic bin by the pitcher-full and filling each person’s glass as they walk by.
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