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Cowbird People

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  I have enough bird feeders in my backyard to feed the entire starling population of the state of Ohio—not that I want to feed...

A tribute to those who didn’t come home, and to their families

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War is a meat grinder. It’s a terrible thing for a close friend to die in actual combat. But in some ways, when a...

The Clothes Horse

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“Surely you’re not leaving the house dressed like that. That tie doesn’t go with your shirt.” These are among the most dreaded words a husband...

The Great Separation

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Genesis 1 is a straight-forward account of the creation of the heavens and the earth. Multiple themes appear in this chapter, most of which...

The Writer’s Block: Granny Gear

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Every fiber in my body screamed out, “Stop!” I gasped, trying to breathe deeply, but at 13,000 feet there just wasn’t enough oxygen to...

The Hollandia Combat Air Patrol Epilogue

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Lewis M. Cobb is my father, Helen is my mom. They were married in July of 45, after dad returned home from his tour...

The Hollandia Combat Air Patrol, Part 3

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Returning to the Yorktown | April 19, 1944 As we flew back to the Yorktown, it was time to jettison our empty drop tanks. In...

The Hollandia Combat Air Patrol, Part 2

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ON PATROL | APRIL 19, 1944 After scanning my instruments, I studied the sky in front, side to side, above and below, and finally behind....

The Hollandia Combat Air Patrol, Part 1

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March 19, 2006 They wheeled me in, but I didn’t like it. I wasn’t accustomed to being wheeled anywhere. But, having worn out my knees...

So, just who is this Cobb guy, anyway?

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I am a local pastor and writer. Doris and I moved to Darke County from Pennsylvania in 2002, and we love it here. We...