Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

The Juan T. Trippe

These days, if you don’t know who Juan T. Trippe is, the old airplane guys can almost excuse you because we have now moved so far down the timeline away from the glorious days of airline travel. This was a time … 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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Extremes

I like the extremes, except when it comes to the cold.  After the month of September, I cannot go further north than Jacksonville.  It is just far too cold that far north. I think my dislike of the cold stems … Continue reading

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