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2017 in review

OK, this year I really didn’t fly very much. Numerous factors contributed to this, but the main one was probably that my mother died in March. No need for sympathy, Mom lived longer than anyone in her family tree ever … Continue reading

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Late sunset

In early July, sunset is still within a minute of two of the latest it gets all year. Although I had to work on the 5th, I left my wing on the roof of my car because I heard that … Continue reading

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Purfuit of happiness

Plenty of places looked like they would work on Independence Day, but I had a hankering for foot-launched mountain flying, so since Ascutney was one of the candidates, I didn’t hesitate to head there. I arrived early enough that some … Continue reading

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2016 in review

This is where I annually post my grouchy holiday message that it was a crummy flying year. I didn’t do a whole lot of flying in 2016, in large part because I had a lot of other stuff going on. … Continue reading

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Trio of Falcons

Well, the weekend hadn’t worked out for flying, but that wasn’t my last chance to get in a flight in June. With the late sunsets, it seemed possible to squeeze in an after-work flight, even it it wasn’t at Tanner-Hiller. … Continue reading

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2015 in review

It was the worst of times. Sounds like a real downer, doesn’t it. I’ve been figuring for several months that that would be how I’d start this year-end wrapup. It’s not that that there was nothing good, but overall, I … Continue reading

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Memories of Bob

I think I probably met Bob Reynolds in the summer of 2006.  I received word over the weekend that this Vermont mountain man passed away. Bob and I kind of came up through the ranks together.  We were both taking … Continue reading

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