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From the Pen of Chris Cobb

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

He is Risen Indeed!

“He is risen!” “He is risen, indeed!” This has become a very common confession in Christendom. You’ll hear it as a greeting. You’ll probably hear your...