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…
"The sea gull ... that would have been the worst."
Recognizing a kindred spirit.
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