Alumni Sandstorm ~ 03/30/18
	RED SHIRT FRIDAY - till ALL our troops come home
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	Heard about two Bomber deaths, 
	Memorial INFO for 1 Bomber, and
3 Bombers sent stuff:
Mike CLOWES ('54)
Denis SULLIVAN ('62)
David RIVERS ('65)
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BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Wayne KILLAND ('48)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Patsy McGREGOR ('54)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Linda BELLISTON ('63)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: John BIXLER ('64)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Linda EDGAR ('64)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Philip REITAN ('66)
BOMBER BIRTHDAY Today: Craig PERKINS ('69)

WEEKLY BOMBER LUNCH: Mostly '52ers, Noon, Sterling's Queensgate 
(Fridays)

BOMBER CALENDAR: Richland Bombers Calendar
    Click the event you want to know more about.
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>>From: Bob Carlson, aka Mike CLOWES ('54)

My goodness, how the Tooter ('65) carries on. Fortunately (for
him) he has not cast any aspersions on too many. If he had, I
would suspect he would be living on fortified island somewhere.

But enough of that. There is a Bomber Babe, and a Bomber who
have birthdays on this date. Given the way things work, it was
probably their idea. They do not, to the best of my limited
knowledge share parental units.

So, in the order of business, a tip of the ol' propeller beanie
and a "Happy Birthday" to Patsy McGREGOR and Glenn OLSON (RIP)
both from The Class of '54.

-Bob Carlson, aka Mike CLOWES ('54) ~ Mount Angel, OR where the
	 weather guessers are saying that the Easter Bunny won't
	 get wet in these parts. 
Sent from Mail for Windows 10
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>>From: Denis SULLIVAN ('62)

I don't get back much these days but always enjoy updates.
Thanks, David RIVERS ('65), for the heads up on the need to 
be packin' to feel safe on the mean streets of Richland. This
is my rifle, this is my gun...

-Denis SULLIVAN ('62)
Sent from my iPhone
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>>From: David RIVERS ('65)

Re: Bomber/Richland Pride

In reading Terry DAVIS' ('65) and others' recollections of fond
memories of teachers, I find myself to be kind of an odd duck
(tho I never went to U of O my daughter did). I have very few
memories of teachers other than Mrs. Stevenson in 5th grade
primarily because of the rubber hose she carried. Francis
Cuello (sp) made the greatest impact on me in Kinneygarden and
continuing on thereafter. After second grade, I refused to read
or do anything else that resembled book larnin' and have yet to
learn my times tables. I was a bit of a schemer and my little
schemes eventually caused me to be removed from the student
body of Spalding. At Jason Lee I made it a point of just being
one of the guys and remained in that position to the best of 
my ability for the rest of my tenure in the Richland school
system. I have no excuses and am the first to admit that the
troubles I had were always of my own making. I managed to stay
below the radar of Admin after Spalding, though I will admit
that my only conversations with Uncle Tom Lyda were his words:
"turn in your books, Rivers"... spoken on a few occasions. I
was banned from Hi-Spot fairly early in my Col-hi career, as
the result of my finding my salvation in booze in the back seat
of Charlie WARFORD's ('61) '56 Chevy pretty early on. School
for me was a social event pure and simple. I would have gladly
stayed at Col-Hi a couple more years, but one morning, Ricky
WARFORD ('65) and I realized that we had actually accumulated
enough credits to grageate. Before grageashun, the boys
counselor met with (I assume) alla boys to help them plan their
futures. My meeting was short and sweet. He advised me to go
"back" to the Rez and earn a living making pottery or some
other craft. Though I did take several art classes, I made 
it a firm point to avoid any class that required any kind of
"project". I made the mistake of taking one shop class in Jr Hi
and can only say that the two "required" projects of mine were
of dismal quality. Other kids were having a ball making wooden
bowls and laminated gear shift knobs, but I just couldn't get
into it. Most of my fondest memories are school related, as
that was my primary social network. Although I love Richland
and being a Bomber, some of my really fun memories are of Camus
High, the quarter or semester I attended there. It was there I
met Paul Revere and Mark Lindsey a relationship that carried 
on for years in Vegas. After that I moved back to Richland and
lived with my girlfriend, Nancy MIDDLETON ('67-RIP) until her
step dad got tired of me and then moved to a Boarding house 
in East Pasco. Now I must say, it seems odd that I am such an 
avid Bomber fan. I eat, drink and sleep Bombers... My dearest
friends will always be Bombers or near Bombers. Ah what a place
to "grow up"! Well, so much for that... HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Linda
BELLISTON ('63) and John BIXLER ('64) on your special day,
March 30, 2018!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-David RIVERS ('65)
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********************** HEARD ABOUT **************************
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Heard about Bomber death #54 in 2018 today:

Nadine SMITH Heusser ('60-RIP) ~ 6/15/42 - 12/23/17 
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Heard about Bomber death #55 in 2018 today:

>> Jack KNAUER ('60-RIP) ~ 8/18/41 - 11/30/95

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not a memorial - only INFO today

Laura Dean KIRBY Armstrong ('55-RIP) ~ 7/28/37 - 3/19/18 

A memorial service: TOMORROW, Saturday, March 31, 2018, 11am
 Mueller's Tri-Cities Chapel, 1401 S. Union, Kennewick
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That's it for today. Please send more.
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