Donnie Sentence Examples
On it, written in block letters, was Donnie Ryland.
Just as Donnie was limply shaking Dean's hand, Cynthia returned, smiled at the boy, and offered her hand as well.
Donnie turned and ran up to her, gave her a hug and then scampered from the parlor as she entered.
But we don't even know for sure Donnie is her boy.
Donnie Ryland followed close behind him.Advertisement
Donnie smiled shyly as Fred continued.
Dean asked as Donnie wandered out of the room and up the stairs.
Donnie sat close to his mother doing a Denver Post crossword puzzle.
Donnie was in pajamas.
Donnie gave a nervous smile.Advertisement
Donnie tugged at his mother's hem and motioned to the dress, nodding his head.
Donnie continued to tug and look up at his mother.
She turned to Donnie and reached for his hand.
Donnie popped to his feet and brushed a kiss on his mother's cheek and resumed his work.
Donnie smiled at his mother and nodded his approval.Advertisement
Dean thought of a few more snappy comebacks but kept the rest of his thoughts to himself in front of Donnie.
Donnie had paid no attention to their conversation but having tired of his puzzle, picked up the notebook of letters and numbers and began to study it, turning the binder page by page.
What do you make of it Donnie?
Donnie nodded his head in agreement.
Donnie ran up to his mother and gave her a hug.Advertisement
Go up to bed now, Donnie.
I didn't just put the dress on for Donnie.
That's Donnie's way of calling me.
Donnie and I will be leaving in the morning.
It must be tough on Donnie too.Advertisement
Not only yours but Donnie's as well.
Jerome Shipton isn't Donnie's father.
He'll kill me before he'd let me take Donnie away.
Unless he claims to be Donnie's father or he's adopted the boy, I doubt he'd have any rights to see him either.
She managed to keep her pregnancy secret until an abortion was out of the question and Donnie was born.
While Cynthia was telephoning and Fred mumbling, Donnie came downstairs to the dining room.
Donnie smiled and looked to Dean for an answer.
Dean told her Donnie was a guest at Bird Song and explained the lad, only slightly older than Martha, did not speak.
It was very traumatic for Donnie and he hasn't spoken since.
I think it would be good for Donnie.
Donnie's Ma needed a bit of convincing but figured I wasn't going to do him no harm.
Fred O'Connor beat a hasty retreat out the back door, looking like the Pied Piper with Donnie and Martha tagging behind, the Annie Quincy notebook under his arm.
She claims Donnie isn't Shipton's son.
Gladys Turnbull was pounding away on a lap top computer in a corner of the parlor while young Martha and Donnie played a game of Old Maid on the sofa.
Donnie viewed the encounter with mild curiosity while Gladys remained in her chair, pudgy legs elevated, looking totally petrified.
Meanwhile Donnie and Martha, with Cynthia's help, tried to revive the mortally wounded creature but the prognosis was not good.
I'm Gladys Turnbull the author, and this is Donnie who can't speak, and Martha who lives in town.
Donnie's mother Edith still hadn't returned and the boy was beginning to look worried, glancing frequently toward the door.
Before leaving, Martha whispered something to Donnie and gave him a friendly pat on the back.
You could play with Donnie some more.
Donnie. He writes notes.
I think Donnie can talk.
I like it that Donnie don't—doesn't talk.
Do you think you should tell Donnie's mother?
Edith didn't say a word to me when she came in, just whispered something to Donnie and was up the stairs.
Donnie stood shyly behind her.
She turned and hurried up the stairs as Donnie stood by the table, torn between curiosity and following his mother.
Donnie looked at the impressive impalement and Dean started to show it to him but Claire grabbed it from his hands.
I was wondering if you'd let Donnie sleep down here with you tonight?
I wouldn't ask, but I need— well, Donnie's father is here.
Donnie's a nice boy and we're happy to have him.
Before Dean could let loose with a torrent of pithy comments, there was another knock on the door and Donnie entered the room.
Donnie shook his head "no" and began listing the letters as Cynthia had suggested the night before.
Donnie sat off by himself with one of the copies.
It was Donnie who found the combination "8M2" and guessed it was most likely a replacement for "THE."
Even Donnie surprisingly agreed as he pantomimed skiing.
Donnie nodded yes, his eyes bright with excitement.
Dean went to close up while Cynthia readied the sofa for Donnie's bed.
She told us she's left her husband and you're Donnie's father.
He won't let me near Donnie.
I can talk to Donnie even though he can't talk back to me.
It was almost twenty-four hours before Shipton and Donnie got back to civilization, with the kid's body.
It freaked out Donnie.
I wanted to see Donnie.
He told her of his meeting with Donnie's father.
Donnie Ryland is a very intelligent young boy, with a disability.
Donnie's entrance seemed to brighten Edith's morning as she clucked over him, cautioning him about the perils of his undertaking in a dozen different ways, all the while ignoring father Donald who'd fled from her bed the night before.
Donnie responded with nods, smiles and gestures while Fred and Dean, scrunched into the back seat, politely listened.
Ryland worked for the National Forest Service and regaled Donnie with tales of the outdoor splendors of the Colorado mountains.
As the group pulled into the parking lot at Mountain Village, the upper portion of the ski area, Donnie began to look nervous for the first time.
He gave him a smile and a poke and Donnie's anxiety seemed to melt away.
The foursome rode the gondola the short distance down from the parking area to the central village complex, with Donnie looking down, wide-eyed from the swinging car.
Fred understood this and volunteered to ski with Donnie while the others took a couple of runs from the higher elevations.
The two men first boarded chair lift number ten and ten and a half minutes later were eighteen hundred feet higher than Fred and Donnie, at nearly eleven thousand feet elevation.
At the base they checked in with Fred and Donnie, who were doing fine without them, so they moved to even more challenging terrain.
As Dean looked closer at Donnie, he could see he was crying.
I was picking myself up from a minor miscue and Donnie had skied ahead of me to base.
Donnie got his skies tangled up, trying to move away.
The first person Dean thought of was Donnie's stepfather, Jerome Shipton.
Donnie wouldn't respond, turning away from his father toward the window.
Dean explained how they suspected it was Shipton who had frightened Donnie on the ski slope in Telluride.
Effie and Claire returned, followed in by Martha and Donnie, who had been playing outside.
She held Donnie by the hand.
Donnie was outside with his father.
Edith is going with us, and so is Donnie.
Young Donnie vigorously shook his head no.
Edith still hadn't spoken, but clung to Donnie's hand.
Donnie clung to his mother, eyes wide, pointing to a climber about to descend from the corner of the bridge.
Donnie remained with his father and his new found ice climbing friends while Dean took his wife's hand and strolled further down the snow covered path, away from the edge.
Edith Shipton, all abeam, took the Deans aside to tell them how thrilled she was with her son Donnie's blossoming relationship with his father.
He and his climbing friends are taking Donnie to dinner later.
Donnie would never do something like that with strangers before.
He doesn't push Donnie the way Jerome did.
She knows nothing about registering Donnie in school, or anything else, by the sound of it.
He and Donnie already left for dinner.
Then Dean remembered Donnie's copies of the telling notebook.
Did she leave Donnie alone last night?
Donnie joined the old man in the back office.
Donnie left with him, after supposedly gaining his mother's approval.
Young Donnie helped me do these.
I don't think Claire is one of Donnie's favorite people.
What happens to Donnie?
She gets her freedom and Donnie.
She plans to move up to Grand Junction, so Donnie can be near me.
The look on Donnie's face indicated this was news to him.
Donnie can bunk in our office.
He let go of Donnie's hand and turned to his wife, with more of a leer than a look of love.
Donnie ran off to Ryland's room.
Cynthia sat up in bed as she read the brief passage, an uncommon glass of amber liquid in her hand Donnie deciphered it.
Poor Donnie looked very uncomfortable.
Donnie had pretty well taken over the project as the chores of Bird Song limited Cynthia's time.
Young Donnie munched on his fourth or fifth muffin, ignored by and ignoring his stepfather.
He was surprised to spot young Donnie Ryland, recognizable by his small stature and familiar jacket, running down the end of the trail.
Cynthia was still sleeping when a speeding Ford Explorer passed them and Dean caught sight of Donald Ryland, with his son Donnie sitting beside him.
Ryland and Donnie passed me on the way to Grand Junction.
Only Donnie's clothes were neatly stacked.
Most of Bird Song's other guests remained, as requested, in their own rooms but Ryland hung around the kitchen, sharing a snack of take-out pizza with Donnie while Edith sat nearby, wringing her hands and looking petrified.
My Donnie's been showing me her writings.
I suppose we have to list young Donnie.
Between Cynthia's and Donnie's efforts, only a few pages of the journal remained undeciphered.
The remaining possible suspects were young Donnie and Cynthia.
That left Donnie Ryland.
As Dean drew close to Bird Song, he resolved to ask his wife point blank if she witnessed Donnie Ryland cutting his stepfather's climbing rope in an attempt to send him to his death.
Donnie is with his...with Donald.
Donald brought Donnie up to meet me, before the cops dragged him back down here.
He'd better be damn careful with Donnie!
Gladys and Edith are both upstairs, the Quincys are at the library and young Donnie and his dad are still out someplace.
Dean brought Fred up to date on not only the telephone call to his wife, but his meeting with Weller and his speculation that Cynthia might have seen Donnie Ryland near the accident scene.
I'd like to hear Donnie's side of the story about the drowning of Shipton's son, too.
Donnie knows but he ain't talking.
But Donnie's been transcribing Annie's notebook.
Donnie's got a bundle of problems and I know I'll love him, but it scares me to think of the responsibility.
Dean glanced up the street to see Donnie and Martha coming toward them, hand in hand.
Franny asked Donnie as the two joined Dean and Martha.
Donnie blushed and Martha pretended she didn't hear so it was up to Dean to introduce her.
Pleased to meet any friend of Donnie's and Bird Song.
She turned to Donnie.
I didn't like Donnie's stepfather.
Besides, Donnie didn't like him.
Do you think Donnie cut the rope?
She wants to get back with Donnie's pa but he doesn't like her no more.
When the two returned to Bird Song, Donnie met Martha at the stairs and tugged her up to his and Edith's second floor room.
The paper didn't give a whole lot of details but the boys got in trouble and Edith saved the youngest one, Donnie.
That raises the question about Donnie not being able to talk.
The drowning in a pool could have been just as traumatic as Edith's version, especially if Donnie felt some responsibility for his stepbrother's death.
Maybe Jerome Shipton has never forgiven both of them or, at the very least, that's how Donnie reads it.
His ma wants to know if Donnie can eat with us.
And she wants Donnie to sleep over with me and Janet for the night!
Donnie won the first game with "cant" which Dean questioned, unsuccessfully, assuming the boy meant the more common version, "can't," which was unacceptable.
Was she perhaps, as he had speculated, covering for young Donnie Ryland?
Please, don't tell Donnie the truth about how I died.
Donnie, Donnie, I love you so.
The Quincys are off somewhere and Franny and Donald took Donnie to a motel.
Donald Ryland and Franny Mulligan were checking out this evening, as soon as he returned with Donnie, followed by the Quincy sisters scheduled departure in the morning.
Donnie was right there.
I could tell something happened because everyone was running up to the area but Donnie was just skipping down the trail.
I didn't want to tell on Donnie yet I couldn't lie about it.
I guess in a way I bonded with Donnie, thinking he did what I wanted to do.
Does that mean that Donnie did cut the rope?
Edith Shipton was protecting the one person she truly loved, her son Donnie.
It must have been Donnie.
There's a good chance Donnie is finally about to get some psychiatric help— help a long time coming.
Hopefully, what happened will come out and Donnie will be able to have some sort of normal life, away from both of the Shiptons.
Do you suppose Shipton suspects what Donnie did?
Lord knows what he did to Donnie over the years to cause the boy to despise him so.
It was Donald Ryland, Franny and Donnie.
Donnie's mother's family is providing for him.
Donnie just grimaced, an acknowledgment that he was paying attention to what was being said, and harbored no desire to see his stepfather.
She made a choking, gagging motion at her throat in answer to Donnie's written question.
Annie was a very sad and troubled woman, Donnie.
He said except for Donnie's refusal to speak, in every other way he appears perfectly normal.
Ryland added, The doctor was very surprised how unaffected Donnie appeared after we described his dysfunctional family environment.
Did the doctor believe Donnie's muteness went back to the death of his half-brother?
He did say that something as serious as Donnie's stepbrother's death would have been very traumatic to a child.
Any time anyone tries to raise the subject to Donnie, he just turns away and acts as if he didn't hear the question.
Ask Donnie what happened up there when his stepfather fell.
Mrs. Dean saw him up there when Mr. Shipton fell and she's concerned...about Donnie.
Martha peeked around the corner to see if Donnie was in sight.
He then related what Martha told him about Donnie.
If Donnie didn't know that Annie hanged herself, how could Edith know?
Donnie would love to see her.
Donnie's starting to speak.
It looked like young Donnie had a chance at life, in a home where love was in residence, instead of hatred and desperation.
So you're guessing he was the one who took the Annie papers, the ones Donnie lost?
My guess is Donnie's muteness may be far more complicated.
I wouldn't be surprised the Shipton marriage was a disaster from the start and Donnie's silence is a result of that tension.
Donnie picked up a pair of long legged drawers and held them up with a smile but Edith snatched them away and shook her finger in a mock scold.
Donnie renewed his pantomime request for Edith to try on the dress.
By the time Dean finished shoveling, Edith Shipton was seated alone in the dining room eating her breakfast while Donnie and Fred were poring over the Annie Quincy letters and notebook in the parlor.
I wouldn't ask, but I needâ€” well, Donnie's father is here.
Donnie appeared to be the most talented at the undertaking but he too had little success with this ancient writing.
Macho Shipton took his son, a boy from his first marriage, and Donnie out to some remote chain of rivers and lakes, fishing and running the streams.
The shrinks seemed to think young Donnie might feel he's to blame for what happened and that's why he lost his ability to speak, but Shipton disagrees.
Fred, Donnie and Donald Ryland were already cutting wide snowplow turns on the gradual, open slope.
Donnie, while not demonstrating textbook form, was managing nicely to remain on his skis, and not on his butt.
By the time the group stopped for lunchâ€”two large five-cheese pizzas at Big Billie'sâ€”Donnie had progressed to the point of being able to ski alone from the top of the beginner slope.
By the time he caught up with them, Donnie had recovered somewhat, but gone was the enthusiasm demonstrated earlier and he continued to clutch his father, as close as the seat belt would allow.
Claire spent most of the day hogging the microfilm machine at the library but me and Donnie managed an hour or two.
Jerome held Donnie's hand while his other arm was about Edith's shoulder, in a grasp that looked to Dean a tad too tight for simple affection.
Little Donnie has been helping your wife transcribe the notebook so his stepfather may have seen some pages.
Donnie had scampered down at first light and dropped off his un-separated but translated letters of Annie's notebook, which Dean penned to completion over breakfast.
The logical answer is a childâ€”Donnie or Martha, picking it up out of curiosity.
Over a hot fudge sundae Dean changed the subject to Donnie Ryland.
Together they had hurried to Janet O'Brien's trailer in hopes of catching Donnie before he wandered unexpectedly into the macabre turmoil his mother had caused in her violent exit from life.
There's a good chance Donnie is finally about to get some psychiatric helpâ€” help a long time coming.
It was Dean's turn to grimace at the untimely reference to death by hanging but Donnie seemed not to understand or make the connection.
Donnie emphatically shook his head no and tapped his pad, as if to ask the question again.
As he was waiting for the coffee to perk, Donnie ran upstairs for something.
I do think the intimation Donnie's lack of speech was a result of that incident may be overrated.
Donnie needs a prolonged dose of professional help and an environment absent the stress he's been living under.
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It's home to Donnie Darko, a brilliant but troubled teenager, plagued by terrifying visions which he alone knows the meaning of.
It 's home to Donnie Darko, a brilliant but troubled teenager, plagued by terrifying visions which he alone knows the meaning of.
His screen credits include Donnie Darko, Brokeback Mountain, The Day After Tomorrow, and Love and Other Drugs.
Jake also gained attention for playing sweetly troubled characters, first in Donnie Darko and then in the Jennifer Aniston favorite, The Good Girl.
Seth Rogen also appeared in the film Donnie Darko (2001), starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and an episode of Dawson's Creek (2003).
Perhaps you heard about that famous on-air collapse, or maybe you have been a fan of hers since her days on The Donnie and Marie Show.
Heche left Another World in 1991 and launched a very successful film career that includes Wag the Dog, Six Days, Seven Nights and Donnie Brasco.
In 2001, the California singer/songwriter Gary Jules recorded a sparse, slowed down version of the song for the soundtrack to the indie film, Donnie Darko which starred a young Jake Gyllenhaal.
The song played over the ending credits to Donnie Darko, a film that has since gone on to be a cult classic, and has also achieved a high level of success outside of the movie.
Donnie Klang, who showed huge promise throughout the audition phase of the show, was offered a solo contract.
Donnie Klang was also invited on tour, and the three acts went out together on tour.
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Pleased to meet you, Donnie Ryland.