This landing page will give me a chance to better serve the readers. I have different interests and as such, I find myself writing about many things. My mainstays are aviation and writing (imagine that). Sometimes, life in general gets me going, especially when there is something in the news that is absurd, strange, or extremely newsworthy. Don’t just read what I have written – respond! Make a comment! Start a discussion. That is one of the reasons for this blog – to share ideas. If you would like to know more about me, checkout my about page.
Here are my lastest blogs:
Model 299. On July 28, 1935, Richard Williams, a reporter for the Seattle Times, was the first to call the new American bomber from Boeing a Flying Fortress. The name stuck.
Six Days in Space. In 1968, Apollo 8 became the first vehicle to travel to the moon. While they did not land, Astronauts Borman, Lovell, and Anders laid the groundwork for Apollo 11′s lunar landing to follow in July, 1969.
Writing & Selling Books. So, you want to write a book? Do you know how to go about it? Do you know where to begin? What are your chances for being a best seller?
Don’t Only Practice Your Art. If you have not heard of The Piano Guys, check out the YouTube videos placed in this post. And if you ever have the chance, this is one group you should definitely see live.
The First Lady Lex. The USS Lexington is an iconic ship in the minds of many. Recent naval aviators think of the Lady Lex as the one in Pensacola, now a museum in Texas, that they trapped on in their early training. However, there was a Lady Lex before AVT-16.
Amazing Grace. Today’s Google Doodle set me off to do a little research. It referred to 107 years, but I did not know what it meant. Until I found out some amazing things…
Hurricanes and Emergency Diverts. There we were, sitting around telling stories of the old days at the University of Florida, when all of a sudden…
For my friends who would like to know more about writing and publishing, here are some tips that I hope help, along with a bit of general knowledge about book publishing.
For pilots in general, here are my blogs about flying.
For the many who are intrigued about aviation history, check out these writings.