Category Archives: Reflections

Class Reunions: A Tonic for the Soul.

It’s summertime, and the season for vacations and reunions, class or family is upon us. It is the time of the year when the North Dakota Tourism Department doesn’t have to advertise to bring people back to their home towns, … Continue reading

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They Called Him Wes

Tomorrow would have been his 99th birthday. He was born June 11, 1918 in Carrington, ND. His name was Wesley L. Kallberg, He went by Wes, but us five kids called him “Dad.” He was the last of the breed … Continue reading

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The Graduation That Never Was

Gather round children, it is once again time to dip into Uncle Bob’s Story Time Vault. It’s graduation time across the country, and several millions of young men and women are getting their high school diplomas, and much to the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2017

Back when I “was a tender and callow fellow” in a small town in Central North Dakota, I was called upon three years in a row to render my reading of “In Flanders Field” on Memorial Day observances. For some … Continue reading

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It Was The Summer of 1976.

Gather around children, it’s time to open Uncle Bob’s Story Time Vault. For you adults, you might want to pour a glass of wine, and sit back to take in this story. I started out shorter than it ended up, … Continue reading

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