Sunday, March 20, 2011
I'm learning to fly in a Cessna 172/182 coversion. I stared this new journey about a month ago. So far I have logged 5.1 hours of dual instruction time and 6 hours of ground school. I purchased a few learning aids to prepare for the exam. I drive a good bit with my job so I purchases Rod Machado's Private Pilot Manual on tape. It is very helpful. I also purchased the Jeppesen Private Pilot text and Rod's written book. Finally, I picked up the Gleim questions in electronic form.
I've been working on turns around a point, slow flight, take-off, and checking out the airplane before you fly.
Flying is fun!
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Monday, March 23, 2009
Friday, March 20, 2009
We're back to work on the house this weekend! (yes, that still goes on). We hope to have the siding up by the end of the weekend. That would be exciting. then I have have the little holes we put in the roof repaired and we'll be good to go.
Updates to come....
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
I inadvertently tested my assumptions the other day. It was pretty cool. I was walking out of my office when I saw two people approaching on the street. One was an Indian woman wearing scrubs and carrying a plastic bag which I assumed was her lunch. She was walking in the general direction of the hospital. The other person was an African American man, walking the other way and just wearing street clothes. The approched each other silently but when they were just about to cross paths they suddenly give each other a high-five, speak briefly with honest happiness to see each other and then they just keep moving.
I was kinda stunned. I totally assumed these people did not know each other and like I probably would, they would just pass each other silently like most others. Maybe I should start walking around town giving high-fives....
I thought that was cool.
Monday, March 02, 2009
We had a great weekend. We saw a band on Saturday night with my parents to see Moonalice featuring GE Smith of Saturday night live fame. They were great and we had a good time!
It was good they left town early Sunday morning because we went from short sleves to the picture you see here in about 12 hours. It was fun as all the neighbors were outside watching it snow. It was not so fun as I used a long spatula to scoop snow off our vehicles so we could make it to work!