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The Last Bush Pilots

In 1876 Mark Twain published the ultimate story about youth, the wilderness, and the unbridled exuberance of adventure that we know as “Tom Sawyer”. Jump ahead 100 years to a … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · 6 Comments

All that Jazz

My wife has a great description of really good jazz, “It’s sexy”. I love that definition, and it really describes the feelings that some of the best music can create. … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sorry about that

If you are one of the several thousand people who were delayed on arrival in Shanghai airport a few weeks before the Olympics in 2008, that was my fault. And … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Stalker

Travel for men can at times be a bit risky, but for women (ie; my wife) the world can be an even less safe place. I wish that it was … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Flying with Frank

Although I enjoy being light hearted, there are also times to be serious. And there are times when something serious turns into something light hearted. Maybe those are the best … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

A blog about a Book?

I have to set the stage for this book review. You might want to know that I have been questioned (or “interrogated”) twice by officials of the PRC SorryAboutThat . … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Poetry of flight

In my opinion, this is the best poetry ever written about flying. The author flew for the RAF during the Battle of Britain. He did not survive the war, but … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Does it have an “Off” switch?

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the different kinds/types of personal electronic devices carried by passengers on airplanes, and if they really need to be turned off … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 3 Comments
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