Aug 26, 2018 Breaking the ICE

This blog is about working out the bugs in a new relationship I’ve established with a pilot clearing house of sorts. Trying to get that first flight in the books before I lose interest. The route to accomplishing that can … Continue reading

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Aug 25, 2018 – How to add flying to this thing of ours…..

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Investigating the possibilities: I enjoy classroom and sim instructing in these jets, but feel the need to back it up with real experience. Actually flying is more fun, gives you the street creds to speak more confidently, and I think … Continue reading

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Aug 22, 2018 – Goals and Options Coming Alive!

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Holy cow!! I have managed to go from relaxed and laid back, to getting busy and worrying about fitting it all in!  I’m going to get healthier and start flying jets this week (following post), while waiting to hear my … Continue reading

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Aug 18, 2018 – Lot’s going on..

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Health and Fitness Project: After a visit to a new doctor back in April, I weighed in at my heaviest weight ever – 250 lbs with clothes on in the middle of the day. That translates to 243 lbs as measured … Continue reading

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Aug 3, 2018 – Recurrent Astra

I am 60 years old now, and have accepted that I’ll never be as good a pilot or instructor as I’d like to be. I will, however, be comfortable being as good as I can be, and will strive to … Continue reading

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Jul 17, 2018 – Finding that Perfect Balance

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Our home life is amazing – we love our house and our neighbors. The relationship I have with my wife, Beverly, only ever gets better. Our deck construction project is almost complete, and the parents living with us are returning to … Continue reading

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Jul 12, 2018 – Flying the Toga!!

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My buddy Jeff came into town the other day, and we took the opportunity to go fly together in his Saratoga. This day was all about having some fun while we expand our personal flying envelop in a nicely equipped … Continue reading

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Jul 14, 2018 – Very Exciting Day!!

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N833DF Coming Along: Just a few days ago, I rode the Harley down to check on my airplane. The ride down was brilliant – cool air and great power cruising familiar back roads to the beach. Life is good and … Continue reading

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Jul 12, 2018 – How NOT to Attract Clients

N833DF: I went down to see Matt and my airplane, and can see that he is making progress and the work is moving along. August looks REALISTIC now. I am very very excited. It is now time to get ready … Continue reading

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Jun 21, 2018 – N833DF Update

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Make the run to Georgetown enjoyable. Visiting my airplane has been a high stress event for me. Stopping in to see no progress repeatedly can be disheartening. I might as well make it as much fun as I can, so … Continue reading

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