Monthly Archives: May 2014

Like a Secret Handshake

On some days flying is better than on others, and as I learn more, the better days come more often.  Today the goal was simple, fly to a landing strip over 50 knautical miles away.  I had prepared, I had … Continue reading

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It’s a Little Like Magic

There isn't a picture that does it justice, and I'm not sure words can keep up. Imagine that you're flying at night, it's dark, it's a little bit scary, the city lights glow like something from a fairy tale, but … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

When there's no one there, the sound of silence can be deafening.  But when the children are there, the sound of silence takes on a more sinisters feel… they say.  But they don't say that sometimes the sound of crashing … Continue reading

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Nothing to Worry About …

So rarely, as a single Father, do I have nothing to worry about.  So today is nothing really out of the ordinary except: Kindergarten Graduation was today (Very emotional, I'll probably share pictures at some point) I confirmed for sure … Continue reading

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What’s the Worst Thing to Happen To you

While helping the children make their beds tonight my daughter, who had the 'worst day ever!' asked me a question.   "Daddy, what's the worst thing that ever happened to you?" Which strikes me as an expremely profound question for … Continue reading

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The Edge

I had mentioned a few dozen posts ago (or less) all of the things that were on their way in the not too distant future.  I stand closer to the edge of those things. I took pilot lessons, I got … Continue reading

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Something Funny This Way Comes

We all know that guy… or those guys. I laughed, it's true. Hope is powerful, but Pessimism is worth most points.

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It’s All a Test

I am sometimes prideful, and I don't mean to be.  I seek to give thanks for every blessing I enjoy, and even some I do not.  One giant blessing that has only been realized in the last 11 years or so … Continue reading

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Are you Ready?

As I have mentioned, stress is not unknown to me.  In fact, I'm swimming in it.  Tomorrow is an important day, I'm prepared… as prepared as I'm going to get, to take a test that is semi vital to my … Continue reading

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Measuring What’s Most Important

Imagine a magic ruler, like what Mary Poppins had where you can take the height of someone and it'll tell you something besides boring numbers, and instead tell you the important part that you need to know.   I'm in … Continue reading

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