Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Bee Inspector

Harry suggested I register my hives with the State of Ohio, Department of Agriculture.  Well hell, why not?  He went on to tell me that our county bee inspector was very knowledgeable of beekeeping, and would be very helpful.  So, … Continue reading

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So earlier this year, Harry asks me, “Bob, have you ever thought about raising bees?” “Why no,” I replied, “why would I think of raising bees?” So, Harry went on to explain why he raises bees, and soon I was … Continue reading

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Reflections From My Denmark Trip…

Have been thinking this week, about my trip to Denmark last week.  From the generosity of Chris and Rie I saw many wonderful things.  Hans Christian Anderson’s home, the ‘Mermaid” in Copenhagen, Princess Anne’s home, a ‘magic’ ancient castle, a … Continue reading

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The 12th Student Squadron

I took command of the 12th Student Squadron (12th STUS) on 6 May 1986.  The Student Squadron was on of three flying squadrons of the 12th Flying Training Wing.  The primary responsibilities of the squadron included academic training and administration … Continue reading

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My Trip to Denmark – 41 Years Later…

Our UPT (Undergraduate Pilot Training) Class, 71-07G, graduated at Randolph Field, TX on 24 April 1971.  One of our classmates, Chris Knudsen, was from Denmark.  At the graduation reception Chris invited me to come and visit Denmark.  I knew I … Continue reading

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“Persons to Be Decorated…”

We were flying our asses off in the summer of ’76, and it was hot at Vance AFB, OK that year.  But it was fun!  Little did we know how much fun it really was… One day General John Roberts, … Continue reading

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Christmas, the Year ‘Round

A few years ago I had the opportunity to visit some dear friends in San Antonio; Harry and Louise.  As we settled down in their den for a visit, I noticed their Christmas tree still standing.  It was probably mid-summer … Continue reading

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The Men in My Life…

All my life it seems I have ‘gravitated’ towards certain men in my life – men of “character.”  Harry is the latest; Harry is a man of “character.” My Dad was a man of “character” also, I suppose.  But he … Continue reading

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