Flight Lesson Prelude #1 or “A Crash Course in Aviation”

On Saturday, I took the first step toward the fulfillment of a lifelong goal. I plunked down the credit card and have committed myself to a flight training program which will lead to a private pilot’s license. The collection of books is bigger and heavier than Rosie O’Donnell’s butt! Yikes! Wish me luck! … Continue reading

How I spent my Alumni Weekend

The trip began innocuously enough. I headed out on schedule, stopped by the Safeway to get some soda, beer, condiments and chips for the Saturday party I was hosting. I picked up my seven long-sleeved business shirts from the cleaners, light starch. I climbed into the RV and proceeded northbound on I-95 happy as the proverbial clam. Traffic was a little heavy for what one would expect from a Thursday night, and as I got closer and close to Maryland, … Continue reading