Alumni Sandstorm ~ 11/04/17
	Anything I can do to help stop this nonsense?
4 Bombers sent stuff: 
Jean BRUNTLETT ('62), Bill SCOTT ('64)
Lynn-Marie HATCHER ('68), Darlene NAPORA ('69)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Twins: Betti & Robert AVANT ('69)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Bill Dunton (Teacher)

BOMBER LUNCH: Class of '60, 11:30, 3 Margaritas (1st Sat) 

11/04	2:30pm (CT)	ND(#5) v Wake Forest ~ NBC
11/04	2:30pm (CT)	OSU(#3) @ Iowa ~ ESPN
11/04	2:30pm (CT)	WSU(#25) v Stanford(#18) ~ FOX	
11/04 2:30pm (CT)	GA(#2) v SC Gamecocks ~ CBS
11/04	7:00pm (CT)	LSU(19) @ Alabama(#1) ~ CBS
11/04	9:00pm (CT)	UW(#12) v OR ~ FS1

BOMBER CALENDAR: Richland Bombers Calendar
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>>From: Jean BRUNTLETT ('62)

Happy Birthdays to twin cousins Betti and Robert AVANT ('69)

-Jean BRUNTLETT ('62)
>>From: Bill SCOTT ('64)

Re: New Book!

To my legions of feverish fans (and all other Bombers out

I am excited to announce the release of my sixth novel, The
Electric Woman, an eight-year (off and on) labor of love. 
Its origin began in February 2009 when Japanese robotics
engineers introduced their newest creation: a robot that
looked remarkably like a young Japanese woman. "She" could
walk, utter a few words, and manifest limited facial
expressions. In the finest tradition of "what if", I took
this idea into the future. Traditionally, robots and androids
have been portrayed as emotionless, or murderous, or both.
But what if an artificial human could share our emotions?

Here's a brief synopsis:// Los Angeles, 2031: Robotics
engineers create Holly, a female android nearly
indistinguishable from humans. Sent out into the world on 
a field trial as a housekeeper, but programmed with secret 
and deadly skills even she is unaware of, Holly shocks her
creators by becoming self-aware, and manifesting deep human
emotions. Seeking only love and companionship, Holly is
unconcerned with the firestorm of ethical dilemmas her
independent consciousness creates. The Electric Woman is 
a poignant love story set in a time when a deadly plague
strikes the man she loves and society begins to collapse.
Holly battles distrust, fear, and rejection, realizing that
"something terrible is awakening within me" as she searches
for the architect of the plague, a malevolent adversary
dedicated to her destruction.

PLEASE NOTE: One, this is (obviously) not a historical novel,
though it does have my trademark strong female protagonist,
and two, I have changed my pen name to JAMES SCOTT, for
reasons I won't go into here. See the cover at my new
facebook page!: 

Read Chapter One at my website: 

The Electric Woman is available in paperback ($17) and ebook
($2.99) at [Search for: "The Electric Woman by
James Scott] .

Thanks to my faithful readers who kept the love alive, and
urged me to deliver this new novel! If you like it, the best
thing you can do for me is to write a review on Amazon. Makes
a great Christmas gift for someone who loves my books!

-Bill SCOTT ('64) ~~ now writing as James Scott
>>From: Lynn-Marie HATCHER Peashka ('68)

Re: Rex DAVIS ('49) - aka Mr. Davis - World Series 1961

All of the birthday wishes to "Mr. Davis" compel me to
finally post this - which I have thought about doing for
many, many years now. 

Warm fall - 1961. 6th grade at Lewis & Clark. 10 years old.
One of MANY young girls with crushes on our young, handsome,
athletic PE teacher, Rex Davis. (Still wearing tennis shorts
- as I said, it was a WARM fall.)

I was already a fledgling baseball fan - but a true lone 
wolf in this matter, since no one else in my family liked
baseball, & my girlfriends were still more interested in
paper dolls than sports. (We were much younger in 6th grade
than kids are now!)

The year of Mickey Mantle/Roger Maris World Series was in
full "swing" (see note below). And Mr. Davis did the most
incredible & wonderful thing. He strung extension cords down
the 6th grade hall, & out the door, & set up a TV outside!
Rabbit ears & all! 

During PE period, we had the option to play "fly-up" or "kick
ball" or "4-square" (or anything involving kicking around
those great, nubby reddish rubber balls) - or we could watch
the series game that was on.

I remember being the only girl watching the game. There were
some boys, too - & Mr. Davis. He made sure no one got hurt or
died during the play time out in the huge grassy area south
of Lewis & Clark that day. But he was most definitely there
for the game!

What smiles it brings to remember that day! 

From that day forward, I went on to fall very much in love
with baseball & a baseball player, Wes GATES ('68-RIP) & his
whole family - especially his parents, Floyd & Ruth Gates
(RIP) who taught me everything I know about the game. I was
super-involved with my sons' playing years (officially score
keeper & announcer for many years) - & still love the game.

Thank you for that day, Mr. Davis. (Still hard to imagine
calling him Rex!)

Lynn-Marie HATCHER Peashka (68)

The 1961 World Series matched the New York Yankees (109-53)
against the Cincinnati Reds (93-61), with the Yankees winning
in five games to earn their 19th championship in 39 seasons.
This World Series was surrounded by Cold War political puns
pitting the "Reds" against the "Yanks". But the louder buzz
concerned the "M&M" boys, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle, who
spent the summer chasing the ghost of Babe Ruth and his
60-home run season of 1927. Mantle finished with 54 while
Maris set the record of 61 on the last day of the season. 

-Lynn-Marie HATCHER Peashka ('68)
>>From: Darlene NAPORA Shuley ('69)

To: Betti AVANT ('69)

Happy 67th Birthday! Hope you have a wonderful & healthy
year! I'll catch up with you in about 11 months...

Bomber Cheers,
-Darlene NAPORA Shuley ('69) ~ Austin, TX where it seems to 
	be stuck at 80 some degrees.
That's it for today. Please send more.