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Happy Birthday Uncle Jack

By: MikeW
6/21/2022 11:09 AM

Happy Birthday wishes to my friend Jack Sandberg who celebrates number 92 today.

For the uninformed Jack was the long time proprietor of the Yellowhouse Gallery and a resident of S. Nags Head. He was also a columnist for various OB publications and had his own blog published on this site for many years that is still available for reading. He had a tradition for years of posting a daily sunrise photo.
He is a wonderful guy with great stories of the OB in times past. He was never afraid to speak up and often did not toe the line on issues.
I’m happy to report he is well and healthy and living with family in Maryland. He told me this morning he plans to have a Boddingtons to celebrate.

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By: obiex
6/21/2022 1:00 PM

That is great to hear. I recommend his book, too. Love his humor..


By: Robert
6/21/2022 3:42 PM

Well said Mike. Had the pleasure twice of talking to Jack at the Yellowhouse.....quite the character. Glad to hear he is doing well. Thanks for the update. Probably not many posters here now know of Jack.

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By: JoyinVirginia
6/21/2022 4:18 PM

We met Uncle Jack and Mrs Uncle Jack when we bought house in south Nags Head. The nicest couple! Our house was on the next street over from theirs. They had a cute mini Cooper and a garage with a Mini sign on it. Happy Birthday!


By: tilly
6/21/2022 4:31 PM

Happy Birthday Uncle Jack Cake Miss your SNH pics and reports here Camera Star


By: Banks68
6/21/2022 4:33 PM

Oh! You’ve brought back memories of the beautiful diptych that my parents bought from Uncle Jack at the Yellowhouse so many years ago. It hung in the great room of their home in Nags Head. I wish I had taken a picture of it before the house got sold.


By: Gettysburg Lady
6/21/2022 5:12 PM

Happy, happy Birthday. Always loved his posts about his adventures!

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By: Beach Farmer
6/21/2022 9:46 PM

...No relation to the famous Russian Curator at the The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, Jack Mioff?

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By: kenjo123
6/21/2022 10:40 PM

Happy Birthday Uncle Jack! I have had the pleasure of visiting the Yellowhouse on many occasion and speaking with you and Mrs. Jack. It was a great place and the prints we bought still hang on our walls. I'm so happy to hear you are doing well.

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By: Robert
6/22/2022 10:32 AM

...and you must have developed such a refined and discriminating eye for the visual Arts working as a little jack booted prison guard in PA, yes? ..Such fertile cultural ground.

Beach Farmer

Whatcha talking about?

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By: Squid Pro Quo
6/22/2022 11:59 AM

Jack roamed here back in the day when people could post freely without the secret moderators learking over the board censoring everything thing they opposee ! Those were the days !!!


You're no Elon. And you just don't seem to understand the rules.
Will took care of what I thought was the last trouble maker and booted TimmyT. This board has been operating rather smoothly since, and it has been serving the function Will envisioned for HIS board. If you don't have something constructive, and non-political to post, don't bother posting.
Don't be a Timmy...

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By: izzymcgee
6/22/2022 12:08 PM

Squid , you asked me last week what the rules were and now you are telling me to follow them , you confuse me !!


By: B_Pur
6/22/2022 3:36 PM

So much for Happy Birthday greetings to Uncle Jack Cloud Cloud

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By: Beach Farmer
6/22/2022 3:58 PM

So much for Happy Birthday greetings to Uncle Jack Cloud Cloud


Well Sir, how about YOU be creative and make another post for Uncle Jack. I pledge to stay away from it. Mike has destroyed countless posts for others and he isn't doing any favors for ole Uncle Jack after making as many enemies as possible. So he can't jump on here like nothing happened and expect his posts to go unscathed. Don't blame me. Talk **** about my family and it's game on. I'm sorry for uncle Jack, may he live long and prosper. Martini Glass Beer

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By: Aliphatic
6/22/2022 4:18 PM

Happy birthday, Jack!

Anyone else craving hard shelled tacos this evening?


By: Greg MD
6/22/2022 5:46 PM

Ol' Mikey was all sh!ts and giggles back in Nov '20. The latter has ceased and he now just has the former.

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By: drumrun
6/22/2022 7:40 PM

I have my signed copy of Uncle Jacks Ultimate Collection around here somewhere. I was a young kid when I meet him and his larger then life personality left an impression. Happy Birthday

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