Alumni Sandstorm ~ 04/12/17
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2 Bombers sent stuff: 
Mike CLOWES ('54) 
Anonymous Bomber
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BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: McGregor FOX ('58)
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BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Joan BELLISTON ('66) 
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Sherrie SMITHWICK ('68)

April the pregnant giraffe - is still pregnant
   Her official website: http://www.aprilthegiraffe.com/ 

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>>From: Bob Carlson, aka Mike CLOWES ('54)

I am appalled by the lack of interest shown in this
publication. Yes, that's right, another "Not" issue arrived 
in the inbox today. If nothing more, a reminiscence from the
"Tooter" ('65) on his attraction for older Bomber Babes or
semi-truths about escapades with some of the guys.

I, personally, will leave all the tale telling to Jim WATTS 
('54) as he can disguise and obfuscate the truth better.

Someone wondered about a Club 40 dues only form. There wasn't
one in the last DustStorm. But, if you went to the Club 40 web
page  http://www.richlandclub40.org/  The link is there ["Dues
Only Registration"] on the opening page. You might have to
scroll down to find it, but it is there. The only catch being,
that your printer is compatible.

So, write if you have something to say or ask. Maren won't
mind (I think). It's better than her staying up all night
waiting for the entries to pour in.

-Bob Carlson, aka Mike CLOWES ('54) ~ Mount Angel, OR  where 
      weather guessers are saying that temps may reach 70 on 
      Easter Sunday. They said that a week ago, and all we got
      was rain and a whole lotta wind on Friday.
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>>From: Anonymous Bomber

Re: giraffe with her baby at six weeks

Maren,

(not for Sandstorm)

I saw a news story on TV yesterday that showed mama giraffe
with her baby at six weeks old. I presume it was April. You
may want to check this out further.

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[I really wanted to respond to this. I'm sure there are
pictures of April with a six week old calf... this is her 4th
or 5th pregnancy... they say that once she weans the baby
(whenever that is) the calf will go to another facility to
protect the species from inbreeding. "Baby daddy", Oliver, is
5 years old and April is 15 years old. They say the males are
only interested in eating, fighting, and mating... which is
why they send the offspring to another facility as soon as it
is weaned. I googled "mama giraffe with her baby at six weeks
old" and found lots of pictures... not sure if any were
April, but I suppose it could have been since she's had
previous pregnancies. BTW, when this calf is born it will 
be approximately 6 feet tall and weigh 150 pounds.   -Maren]

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