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Red Sky at Night with JB Cornwell | Midnight encounter on Lake Minnetonka

I spent most of 1981 in a small cabin on Minnesota’s Lake Minnetonka a few miles west of Minneapolis. Sunshine, my 1966 Boston Whaler Sakonnet, sat at a small dock about 15 steps from my door. If needed she had … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night with JB Cornwell | The Year on Lake Minnetonka

In April of 1981 I resigned an unsatisfying job in Sarasota, FL and moved back to the Twin Cities vicinity of Minnesota to be close to family and business contacts and to try independent consulting for a living. After some … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night with JB Cornwell | The wonderful SportYak II

In mid 1964 I found myself boatless, living in town (Arlington, VA) with no garage or even a driveway. I parked on the street. I was tired of renting boats and there weren’t any good shore fishing sites that I … Continue reading

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Red Sky at Night with JB Cornwell | Two visits to the USS Arizona BB-39

I checked in to Air Transport Squadron 21 (VR-21) at NAS Barbers Point, Territory of Hawaii, in August of 1954, fresh from Avionics school in NATTC Millington, TN. I had three, fresh green half chevrons on my sleeve. . .ATAN, … Continue reading

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