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Eight! Already!?!?

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Our little girl turned eight years old, yesterday. Already!!! Why does time fly so fast as a parent?? Happy birthday, daughter!!  

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I’m Still Alive…

March 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

In case any of the seven readers of this blog were A) still readers of this blog, and B) wondering if I was still alive, the answer to B) is: Yes. Life has been extra-hectic. We moved Mom in with us last October. This involved a drastic pairing down of her own existence so that […]

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Tags: Aviation · Family · Personal · Photography

Red Letter Day!

May 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Some days as a parent are just especially great… I’m really proud of our little girl! She worked really hard at this all day, today. She listened very well and that makes her a good learner!! Just a week over six years old, now! Can’t hardly believe it. Here’s this year’s birthday portrait!

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Where’s Blogger?

April 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I’m here. Still plugging away at the good life I’ve created for myself with the people I love. That is, in case any of the seven of you that used to read this blog regularly are wondering. I’m still working on the weight loss kick. As of today, I’ve lost 87.25 pounds since I started […]

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Bodybugg update…

September 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I just got back from the gym, where I had my second bi-weekly weigh-in. So far, by following the Bodybugg program (not the diet portion of it, I’ve been making my own food choices) and exercising at least four days a week for at least thirty minutes per day, I’m down a total of 18.25 […]

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Five years ago, today…

May 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Five years ago today was one of the best days of my life! My wonderful wife gave birth to our most amazing little girl! Since the day she was born, she’s done nothing but delight our whole family. Watching her grow up has been a very special treat! She’s most always got a sunny disposition […]

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Tags: Personal

Best Laid Plans…

May 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’d gotten everything ready to head on down to San Diego early tomorrow morning. The goal was to “set up camp” on a small patch of ground in Coronado’s Centennial Park from which I could photograph the 2009 Red Bull Air Race qualifying event. I’d borrowed a nice lawn chair from my sister’s RV. I’d […]

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Interesting Passages VI…

March 30th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Have I mentioned that I’m a big fan of Robert Heinlein? Even in passing? These are quotes from several articles and short stories of his that were collected in his book Expanded Universe. As usual, while reading this book, I’ve highlighted several passages that are meaningful to me and help describe my thoughts on current […]

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Tags: Literature · Personal


March 30th, 2009 · No Comments

I don’t know exactly what’s been keeping me from writing for the blog, lately. I think it has at least partly to do with my recent discovery of Facebook, a site that I hate yet can’t seem to stop using. Rest assured, everything is still okay here. We became something of a victim of the […]

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A Non-Aviation-Related Post…

November 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. Someone made a comment on one of my previous posts…something about wanting to see me get back to “aviation topics.” That comment sort of put a lid on my posting for some reason. I spent some time trying to decide if I needed to make some changes here. […]

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Tags: Personal