Tag Archives: transportation

The struggle (the flying lesson struggle) is real

14 October, 2018            The struggle (the flying lesson struggle) is real   I’m kidding, of course, about the “struggle” part – flying is a blast, 100% of the time. My brother Shane took that top picture … Continue reading

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2,000’ over Pony Pasture in a light plane

29 July, 2018            2,000’ over Pony Pasture in a light plane Thursday afternoon (7/26) my flight instructor John and I decided to fly to Chesterfield County Airport (KFCI) for the first time. It was a perfect … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner – flying lesson – triathlon – pass the buck

27 August, 2017            Birthday dinner – flying lesson – triathlon – pass the buck   This week, where do I begin? Evelyn and I celebrated my 56th birthday at L’opossum on Wednesday evening. My friend Andrew … Continue reading

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Evelyn says I try too hard

22 May, 2016            Evelyn says I try too hard I floated a dozen cockamamie ideas for blog titles past Evie over the course of this week. When I made it a Baker’s Dozen earlier today Ev … Continue reading

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We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog post!

1 May, 2016            We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog post! For a visit! From one of my two brothers and one of my two sisters, plus spouses, I think the last time this happened there was … Continue reading

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Unlike Bill Clinton, I DO inhale!

24 April, 2016            Unlike Bill Clinton, I DO inhale! And you should too! At least if you’re here in central Virginia. The smells are beyond compare. The lilacs in our backyard bloom more enthusiastically every April, … Continue reading

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Tentacles and a triathlon in Windy Wellington

17 April, 2016 Tentacles and a triathlon in Windy Wellington This week a friend sent an email called “Almost like Finding Nemo” with a link to an article titled (legitimately) Inky The Octopus Breaks Out Of Aquarium, Makes Way To … Continue reading

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