Does your first or middle name have any significance (or were you named after another family member)?
Robert William Mielke – My father’s name was William as I was the first born male I carry his name onward.
Music or silence while working?
I love silence at any given time. I have an AM/FM CD player in my SmartCar that never gets turned on. I love music but I love silence better. Does that make sense?
If you had a special place for your three most special possessions (not including photos, electronics, people or animals), what would they be?
My wallet, my camera gear and my important documentation such a birth certificate, Social Security card and military discharge document DD214.
The Never List: What are things you know you never will do?
Harm a woman, pick my friend’s nose, cheat at anything.