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  • DOCTOR WHO MAKES HOUSE CALLS ON HIS BISCYCLE This Doctor is also a magnificent guitar player, especially Blues Music.

  • OUR ANATOLIAN SHEPHERD GUARDIAN DOG She will not let you in the door until the family tells her it is okay.

  • DENVER'S MOST EXCELLENT INSTITUTE OF LEARNING Students find Emily Griffith Opportunity School their gateway to life's dreams.

  • SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, FALL SEMESTER 1966 Student antics in a cottage.

  • JUG BAY RECREATION AREA, MARYLAND Birdwatch Bluebirds and other flying creatures, camp out in the woods, canoe or fish.

  • APACHE JUNCTION, ARIZONA Where snowbirds visit Superstition Mountain and hunt the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.

  • THE SEVERN SCHOOL It began as prep school for the nearby U.S. Naval Academy then became one of the best private schools in the nation.

  • THE CHESAPEAKE BAY See the Chesapeake Bay in my backyard.

  • AN EVIL MAN'S ROOTS How a boy grew up to become a killer.

  • THE BARBER BETS ON FOOTLOOSE Why racehorses try to outrun each other.

  • SCULPTURE THAT FLOATS Carving duck decoys for fun and profit.

  • FISHING IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY Get a friend to show you how to catch the big ones.

  • STOCK CAR RACING A dreadful accident causes an alcoholic to reform.

  • JUG BAY NATURAL AREA Go paddle your canoe or sleep in the woods.

  • MARYLAND HIGHWAY LANDSCAPING Maryland doesn't just scrape, they landscape too.

  • TOURING NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA Visit the land Laura Ingalls Wilder loved in her Little House book series.

  • SADNESS OF A NEW WIFE IN DAKOTA TERRITORY Tribulations that awaited homesteaders.

  • BLIZZARD IN DAKOTA TERRITORY Arduous ordeal of a new wife on the prairie.

  • WELL DIGGING ON A HOMESEAD Life was hard but they had fun.

  • ONE-ROOM SCHOOL IN SOUTH DAKOTA Overcoming adversity in a blizzard.

  • PETROGLYPHS IN SOUTH DAKOTA People who lived here before the Sioux inscribed this message.

  • Chickens Cried That Night, How Uncle Charley blew up the chicken house.

  • Why Cats Sometimes Climb Trees, and the lies they tell firemen who rescue them.

  • Evergreen Estates, a true story about the author's neighborhood.

  • Severna Park Railroad Station, how they tore up the train tracks and made a jogging path.

  • The Old Stone House, These rocks have seen Kings and Govorners come and go.

  • A SMELLY DIVORCE How Eunice punished Fred.


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  • RIDE IN A BEECH 18 The Good Old Days When Young Pilots Were Bold.

  • JOHN K. HINSON A Maryland aviation pioneer who taught many people how to fly and sold them airplanes.

  • ABC television series "LOST" Reviewing the very lame opening scene when their airplane first crashes in this over-rated ABC television series Lost.

  • TIPTON AIRPORT, MARYLAND The struggle to convert a military airfield to civilian status in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

  • PILOT CAREER Steps to paying your dues as a pilot looking for a better job.

  • TERMINAL VELOCITY ON A GRASS RUNWAY You should think about field conditions before releasing brakes.

  • FEAR OF FLYING After reading this story you'll no longer be afraid of airplanes.

  • CONFESSIONS OF A PILOT With the passion of a romance writer describing an unforgettable lover, Gene Seibel introduces us to that place in the sky where eagles fly, where birds take wing and loudly sing.

  • CROOM AIRPORT, MARYLAND Hatching ground for Tuskegee Airmen.

  • More Historic Airports in Maryland These are very old airfields in Maryland near Washington, DC.

  • CLOUD FLYING, Don't fly near green clouds. I try not to. See this innocent Cumulus become a threatening storm cloud right before your eyes.

  • Curtiss-Wright Airport, Baltimore, Maryland Enthusiasm ran high. Then came the war.

  • Baltimore's Forgotten Airport, but Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindberg knew it well.

  • Cambridge Airport, Maryland, succinct definition of the GPS approach and history of the airport.

  • The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Has Its Own Airport, where the pilot lounge is named for Jim Cannon who was delivering a B-17 to Hawaii and landed during the attack on Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941. Stop by. Drop in.

  • Best Christmas Present Anyone Could Ever Deliver, True story about a heart-transplant flight.

  • Flight Into Known Icing, Learning the difference between anti-ice and de-ice equipment.

  • Bill Morris, This 90-year old inventor and pilot still flys his Cessna-182 across oceans and to Arctic regions.

  • MINA PAILLE, CLASS OF 1933, A nice little old lady who says she is married to a small country airport.

  • TURFIELD MILLER,the Mechanic's Mechanic in the state of Maryland.

  • In a Tailspin, Do it with a Flight Instructor the first time.

    A Rose by Any Other Name . . . Sniff. Sniff.

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    IRENE STANDING. CLAYTON SITTING. Author bio: Clayton Davis lives with his wife in Severna Park, Maryland. He holds the Airline Transport Pilot and Flight Instructor ratings with more than 10,000 hours logged in everything from gliders to jets. He has published flying stories in aviation magazines and many short stories elsewhere.. He served in the USAF as a codebreaker and Russian linguist. Clayton Davis has seen parts of planet Earth from such locations as England, Pakistan, Morocco, Japan, Guam, Wake Island, Texas and many of our United States. The citizens in all those places probably took a good look at him at the same time. Clayton was Awarded the Saint Ignatius Gold Medal by the Azov Academy, Russia. After retirement from military service, he was a high school mathematics teacher. Clayton Davis graduated from Syracuse University and is listed in Marquis Who's Who in America.

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    Listed in Marquis Who's Who.

    Awarded St. Ignatius Gold Medal by Azov Academy, Russia

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    Clayton Davis graduated from Syracuse University BA 1967, Russian Studies.



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