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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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Flying Offshore

For whatever reason, as a pilot flies farther away from land over the water or other inhospitable terrain, the engine(s) run rough.  There is no factual or statistical evidence of this phenomenon, but there is plenty of emotional, anecdotal information. … Continue reading

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The Smell of Sunshine

To me, traveling from one point precisely to another is fascinating.  Navigation is easy to understand when traveling on the surface of the earth.  It is a simple matter of following directions.  In other words, you can travel down Highway … 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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