Sadly I am reporting that Bob Wilkins passed away this morning. He was a great asset and resource to the TTAI and fundamental in making it what we all enjoy and benefit from today. Much of any success which I enjoy today I certainly attribute to many men and women who led before me. As a young man getting a start in taxidermy I like others stood on the shoulders of giants. Bob was one of those Giants. All matters of business and creativity were easily sorted over a beer with Bob, and no answer was ever a long trip around the bush. Tomorrow will be sadly different.