Tag Archives: GPS

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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Flying From Here to There

One challenge I enjoyed most learning to fly was flying from one place to another. In the aviation business, they call this flying cross-country. It truly is a great challenge and immensely fun. It is also a fascinating science. The … Continue reading

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Get Lost!

Sometimes I like to get lost. Most of the time however, I prefer not.  I don’t particularly enjoy getting lost if I am flying, but even then, if I have enough gas and know I can stay clear of controlled … Continue reading

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Navigation

Getting around the world is a fascinating exercise.  At first, a person’s total awareness of his or her environment is the extent of as far as they can see, usually not much further beyond their crib or bedroom at first.  … Continue reading

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Technology

The technology we have today is amazing.  Each day I grow older, I marvel at the new inventions, which someone perfected yesterday or this morning. All of their efforts go to making this evening more wonderful. Often I tell my … Continue reading

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