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Another Terrible Week

Again, it was another terrible week. This time, rather than a collision at sea, it was a tanker aircraft falling from the sky in the middle of America. A dozen and a half fatalities so far, according to the initial … Continue reading

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The Magenta Babies

Standing in front of the class, I talked of the rudiments of navigation. I still marvel at the miracle of leaving somewhere on the earth in a vehicle, vessel, or airship and navigating precisely to another location. Then after visiting … Continue reading

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A Busy Summer

I have had a busy summer. Hence, the reason I have not had a chance to write as much as I would have desired over the past three months. The summer was both good, and bad, as things tend to … Continue reading

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Peter Bowers and His Baby

One of my heroes is Peter M. Bowers. His name may be unfamiliar to some, but those of us who have been involved in aviation for a while know about Mr. Bower’s work as an aviation journalist, aeronautical engineer, and … Continue reading

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Typewriters

Writing is a way of life for some. We are compelled to write, we don’t write just because we want to. There are some stories that must absolutely be told, either by word of mouth or by printed page. Now … Continue reading

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Bear’s Books

As we wrapped up 2011, one of the goals I missed was completing production on the third book of The Bear’s trilogy, The Owl Hoot Trail. I wanted so much to complete the last book, Book Three, The Turning of … Continue reading

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Reno

As usual, the news media is doing a terrible job on the continual reporting of the Reno crash.  There is a modicum of fact and the remainder of their reports, articles, and videos contain unsubstantiated conjecture and a lot of … Continue reading

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