We know that football players are brave. But spare a thought as well for bride-magazine models.
Back on the road and in the air.
[See update* below.] On our recent flight home in our small plane from Eastport ME, to Washington DC, we were listening, as we often do, to the air traffic controllers (ATC). They…
Recognizing a kindred spirit.
"The sea gull ... that would have been the worst."
Travel to Eastport
The consequences of a good kind of frustration.
On a per capita basis, one of the grittiest and most inventive places in America.
Where the country first sees the sunlight each day.
When you have the opportunity to give a deserved compliment, don't let it pass.
"The approach fixes, in order, are TRAMP, FLOZY, SILKY, and JAKOR. I'm sensing a pattern here but would love to know the back story."
Aviation has a lot of special language, like sailing or gymnastics. Its brief, even curt efficiency and orderly templates keep planes on course and out of each other’s way. For…
Snapshots From a Clear Day in the Northeast
When I fly on commercial airlines, I always try to listen to the air traffic controllers (ATC) on my headset. On United Airlines, that would be channel 9. After 9/11,…
Why someone had to invent the word "serendipity."
The language of Sioux Falls