Obligatory Sunday Letter
by C.L. Harden
"A Typical Day at Columbia Military Academy"
We arise at whatever time suits us, so long as it is by 7:00. We listen to pleasant
music played over the loudspeaker system as we ready ourselves for another
delightful day. At 7:00 a bugle blows to gently prod along some who are inclined
to do a little lagging. At 7:15 we find ourselves under the radiance of a beautiful
sunrise as we march along to breakfast to the accompaniment of march-time music
and a cool morning breeze.
As the cadets seat themselves and begin to breakfast, the tangy odor of orange
juice and coffee drifts over the dining hall until we are encompassed in
stimulating aromas. After partaking of an incredible choice of food, the cadets