As I write this column I am just a bit uncomfortable. I have a strip of flexible blue tape wrapped around my left elbow, holding a small gauze pad in place, which in turn covers a hole in my skin where blood was drained out, about an hour ago. I go through this three times a year, because my general practitioner, whom I hold in very high regard, asks me to.
I’ve made a conscious decision to do my best to remain fit for flight. As I get older, that’s more of an effort than it was when I started in this business. Who knew? [Read more…]