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Into the Great Wide Now

Flaps, one notch. Mixture, rich. Sky, clear. Throttle, full. Brakes,…


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Life is Rich

We’ve all heard the maxim, “The best things in life are free.” It’s true.…


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Summer School – Part 2

Second in the summer school lessons series. For part 1, click here. In…


Bridge of stones

Find Your Mantra

I am reposting the piece I wrote as Lesson 221 for writer Katherine…


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More Stories to Tell

Aviators come from all walks of life with wildly varied personalities. But…


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Time Machine Do Over

A week ago Friday I found myself at an urgent care facility with my 8…


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Life On The Outside

Who knows why most pilots felt the urge to learn to fly? Perhaps some grew…


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Live Your Future Now

If you suddenly found yourself with enough money so you no longer had to…


Looking out of an airplane from the cockpit

Get Out of Your Head

“Stop staring at the instrument panel,” my flight instructor said, finger…


How to Foster Peace and Limit Stress

When I started training for my pilot license, I was amazed at how I felt…


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A Magical Power

Hundreds of years ago, remote communication on earth didn’t extend beyond…


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The Best Ways to Find Shark Teeth at the Beach

I’ve been addicted to hunting shark teeth on beaches for a long time. The…


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