Moving on…

Posted on February 2nd, 2014 by

I’ve always wanted to write, and when I graduated from high school, I had every intention of attending my local college and pursuing the possibilities. But on orientation day, for whatever reason, I didn’t go. Instead, I applied for a... Continue Reading →

The covered dish

Posted on December 30th, 2013 by

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Andy Williams assures us that it is. For pilots, it can be. Predicable winter fronts can be followed by a day of wind, then a day or two of CAVU. It ain’t... Continue Reading →

Planes at the Drive-In

Planes at the Swan

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by

There’s an old saying that claims, “You can’t keep a determined pilot down.” Actually, there’s not. I made that up. Nevertheless, it fits the end of our summer to a T. Continue Reading →

Pavillion 2

The experience that is Triple Tree

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by

When my husband Henry and I decided that we wanted to fly our Luscombe 8A over to the seventh annual Triple Tree Fly-In near Woodruff, S.C., for the day on Saturday, Sept. 7, I imagined it would be a pleasant... Continue Reading →


My last nerve

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

This summer I had an eye-opening life experience — not with my own mortality, thank goodness, but with my own mobility. I am 50. In the scheme of things, I am a mere pup in the flying community. I am... Continue Reading →

The Surly Bonds of Earth

Posted on July 21st, 2013 by

My Old Man didn’t realize that when he shared his love of flying with me all those years ago that a whole new world and a whole new community of friends would be opened up to both of us. Unfortunately,... Continue Reading →


Reversed adventures

Posted on May 28th, 2013 by

We have an agreement that if chores get too strenuous, projects get too overwhelming, or lists get too long, it’s time to hit the road. Sometimes, it’s just for the day, but every few weeks, we’ll do an overnighter, and... Continue Reading →


Now arriving…Spring

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by

I was quite pleased that winter was not bad this year in north Georgia. There were a few spits of snow and several cool, rainy days, but all in all, winter was mild. That is…until March came. Our peach trees... Continue Reading →


The coincidental tourists

Posted on March 24th, 2013 by

It all started at the hotel in Richmond Hill, Ga., a quaint little town outside of Savannah located along the seemingly endless ribbon of concrete known as Interstate Highway I-95. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the... Continue Reading →


An American dream

Posted on February 19th, 2013 by

Livio Gustavo Suarez was 25 years old when he decided to follow his vision of a better life. His native Uruguay did not offer the freedoms he dreamed of and heard about in the United States of America. Government regulations... Continue Reading →