Alumni Sandstorm ~ 03/29/18 ~ VIETNAM VETERANS' DAY
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	Heard about 4 GLENDINNING Bomber deaths and 
2 Bombers sent stuff:
Stephanie DAWSON ('60)
David RIVERS ('65)
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BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Pattie CRIGLER ('59)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Anne JOCHEN ('63)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Carol WISE ('64)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Gary CARPENTER ('64)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Bonnie BRISTOL ('65)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Brian JOHNSON ('65) 
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Gary CROW ('65)

VIETNAM VETERANS' DAY - March 29th
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BOMBER CALENDAR: Richland Bombers Calendar
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>>From: Stephanie DAWSON Janicek ('60)

To: Vernita EDWARDS Loveridge ('65)

I transferred from Lewis and Clark (Mrs. Louise Fellows in a
Quonset hut) to Jefferson in November of the 3rd grade and was
put in Violet Price's class. One of my strongest memories is of
her teaching us the box-step waltz on the floor-tile squares
next to our desks. She accompanied all of the dance step
practices by singing "It's Three o'clock in the morning. We
danced the whole night through." And however the rest of the
song went. It was a hoot!

In that class we made tallow candles and soap. I was stunned 
to have classroom activities where you actually left your seat
and did "artsy" things.

In about the 4th or 5th grade, Tom HUNT ('60) and I were
chosen to be monitors of the kiln in Francis Coehlo's art room.
We were tasked with coming in early or staying late to turn the
temp on/off and up/down. I had no artistic skills whatsoever
(still don't) but was thrilled to be able to do something,
anything in the field of art. The potter's wheel was a
revelation; I had no previous knowledge of how pottery was
made. 15 years later I visited a small dark hut in Istalif,
Afghanistan, and watched a young man operating a similar wheel
to make pottery. He turned the wheel with feet well shod in
sandals made from rubber tires. Mr. Coehlo would have loved it!

My 5th grade teacher was Clare Karlson (spelling uncertain). In
the early fall of 1952, I think, he was drafted. Most of the
girls in the class were half in love with him (tall, pale skin
and freckles with reddish blond hair) and were devastated to
lose him to the Army. We wrote letters and sent cookies to him
in basic training. His replacement was Mr. Dewey, a former
radio preacher, I think. My favorite part of his class was the
math contests. Two students would be called up to the (green)
blackboard and given a math problem (usually multiplication or
division). They raced to see who could finish the problem on
the board first and get it correct. After spelling and English
history, quick math was my favorite. I finally found something
that I was good at besides acrobatics.

Cheers to all the old Jefferson gang! You would not recognize
the totally new building that is replacing it.

-Stephanie DAWSON Janicek ('60)
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>>From: David RIVERS ('65)

Re: Birthdays abound!

Now here's a group for ya... Kids I've known for a very long
time... one before grade school, one since grade school, one
since 6th grade (but she was an "older woman" and the first
girl I ever slow danced with) and one guy only since Soph year,
but it doesn't seem that way... What do ya say about kids like
this... so very many memories... especially of the kid I've
known since before or very early grade school... he was the
only kid I ever slept overnight at his house... I mean I 
slept out alot... that was "the" thing in Richland when I was
younger... but actually staying at his house was the only time
I ever did that... prolly cuz we didn't go to the same school
till 6th grade... He made my day when he moved over on Johnston
where he was rather close to a certain Bomber-babe from the
class of '63 who has made my heart leap since 7th grade... 
he was the kid who drove my parents crazy by stopping by
Christmas morning so we could make the rounds... In 6th grade
he grew to nearly his current height and became the designated
driver when we would steal parents' cars and drive around...
He, Bill DOWD ('65-RIP) and Jo Marie ROBERTS ('65) were the
three who wrote me in Viet Nam and he was the one who told me
that Bill had been killed while Bill and I were "over there"...
Until recently, he has always been the one to let me know of
Bomber passings and always been about as close as I could be
with someone... the last thing I've heard from him was a text
when Terry DAVIS ('65) and I were going over to see him after
he was hurt in a fall... it just said he couldn't see us the
weekend I was there... the message was as if someone else wrote
it... One of these guys always had a "ski" or "ster" after his
name tho he wasn't born with it... he's been a "Boss Jock" most
of our adult lives... all in all I couldn't have better friends
in my life... I still see my first dancing partner every now
and then at the Spudnut shop and have occasion to share some
nice dinners with the "ski" guy... HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Carol WISE
('64), Bonnie BRISTOL ('65), Gary CROW ('65) and Brian JOHNSON
('65) on your special day, March 29, 2018!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-David RIVERS ('65)
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Heard about Bomber death #50 in 2018 today:

Jean GLENDINNING Calahan ('50-RIP) ~ 2/5/33 - 3/21/18 
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Heard about Bomber death #51 in 2018 today:

Eileen Dove GLENDINNING Standlee ('53-RIP) ~ 9/15/35 - 2/11/14 
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Heard about Bomber death #52 in 2018 today:

>> Finis E. GLENDINNING, Jr.('54-RIP) ~ 7/17/36 - ??/??/??

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Heard about Bomber death #53 in 2018 today:

>> Robert GLENDINNING ('??-RIP) ~ ??/??/?? - ??/??/??

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That's it for today. Please send more.
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